Immigration officers arrest man during visits to Worthing addresses

A 32-year-old man has been arrested after immigration officers, acting on intelligence received, visited a number of residential addresses in Worthing yesterday (Tuesday, January 30).

Immigration vans parked in Portland Road, Worthing
Immigration vans parked in Portland Road, Worthing

A 32-year-old Latvian man was arrested for not exercising his EEA Treaty Rights, a Home Office spokesman said.

He had been unable to prove he was in paid employment, according to the spokesman.

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He remains in immigration detention pending his removal from the UK, the spokesman confirmed.

Immigration vans parked in Portland Road, Worthing
Immigration vans parked in Portland Road, Worthing