The scene on Clay Lake.

Five found in lorry after driver asks for directions in Spalding

Five people believed to have entered the country illegally have been found in a lorry in Spalding.

Police say they were alerted after the driver of the Spanish lorry asked a member of the public for directions on Clay Lake.

Three police vehicles and an ambulance were sent to the scene with police seen talking to men in the back of a truck.

A spokesman for Lincolnshire Police, said: “We received a call at 11.19am today to the A16 at Clay Lake, Spalding.

“While speaking to a lorry driver who was asking for directions, the caller heard noise from the rear of the lorry.

“We attended and found five people in the vehicle – they are believed to have entered the country illegally.

“No one was injured.

“We are currently liaising with Immigration.”

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