Suspected illegal immigrants found in HGV

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A group of five men suspected of being illegal immigrants have been detained by the authorities.

The suspects, aged between 21 and 34 were discovered in the rear compartment of an HGV vehicle which was stopped by police in Ferrybridge at 6pm on Friday night.

Det Insp Dave Hodgson of Wakefield CID said that police acted after calls from several members of the public, but added he was unable to say where the five men may be from at this stage.