BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: Teenager from Iran found in lorry in Eastbourne

Police searching a lorry near Hammonds Drive Eastbourne SUS-150408-145249001
Police searching a lorry near Hammonds Drive Eastbourne SUS-150408-145249001

A 17-year-old boy from Iran has been arrested on suspicion of entering the UK without a passport after he was found in a lorry in Eastbourne this morning (Tuesday August 4).

The alarm was raised by a member of the public at 10.42am when they heard banging noises from a foreign-registered lorry in Hammonds Drive.

Police searching a lorry near Hammonds Drive Eastbourne SUS-150408-145204001

Police searching a lorry near Hammonds Drive Eastbourne SUS-150408-145204001

Police searched the lorry to establish if there were any more people inside, but this proved negative.

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