Five people – including a child – found in Newhaven lorry stop

Police officers found five people - including a child - in the back of a lorry in Newhaven Port. SUS-160520-162959001
Police officers found five people - including a child - in the back of a lorry in Newhaven Port. SUS-160520-162959001
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Five people – including a child – have been found in the back of a lorry in Newhaven.

Police say a group of four adults and one child were found in the back of the lorry in Newhaven Port.

The vehicle is believed to be a Slovakian lorry and was carrying a delivery of milk powder.

The stop is thought to have been made by officers taking part in Operation Trivium, a European road policing campaign which focuses on smuggling and other similar offences.

More details to follow.

Picture by Sussex Road Police.

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