Stowaway found in Eyemouth

A man was detained under the Immigration Act after being found in the back of an HGV at Eyemouth Freezers.

Wednesday, 29th March 2017, 12:36 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:07 pm

A spokesman for Eyemouth Freezers said: “We received a delivery of equipment on behalf of a contractor and when the wagon driver got out and opened the back he found a stowaway. He quickly closed it again and we rang the police.”

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It’s believed the lorry came from Belgium and came to the UK via Calais.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Police in the Borders attended at a business premises in Eyemouth on Wednesday, March 22, after a 33-year-old man was found in the rear of a HGV.”