Children Found In Refrigerated Lorry

7 November 2018, 12:27 | Updated: 7 November 2018, 12:30

Aerial view of Newhaven Port

Six adults and 15 children as young as 12 have been found hidden inside a refrigerated lorry entering the UK

The children were cold but are said to have not needed medical treatment and have been taken into the care of social services.

The lorry was stopped on its arrival from the French port of Dieppe.

A Romanian man, believed to be the driver, was arrested and charged with assisting unlawful entry into the UK.

29 year old Andrut Mihai Duma, is being held in custody until a hearing at Lewes Crown Court on November 26th.

A man aged 18 and a woman aged 27 have been removed from the UK, while the remaining four - a woman and three men - are at immigration detention centres.