An Irish man in his 50s has been arrested after 15 people were found in the back of a lorry in Chippenham, England last night.
All 15 are believed to be men between the ages of 16 and 30.
Most of them were deemed to be fit and well following a medical evaluation, however, one was taken to hospital as a precaution.
Sean Delaney and Sons in Glanmire have confirmed that the lorry was one of theirs and they are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.
Here's an update on the incident in Chippenham last night.
The 15 people found in the back of the lorry are currently in custody, as well as the driver.
— Wiltshire Police (@wiltshirepolice) November 7, 2019
The driver of the vehicle, a man his 50s, from Ireland, was arrested on suspicion of assisting illegal entry into the country.
It is understood he alerted the police after he heard knocking in the back of the lorry.
He remains in custody for further questioning.