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Police and helicopter search after eight people run out of lorry container on A17 at Fosdyke




A National Police Air Service helicopter has been deployed after eight people were seen running from a lorry container on the A17 Main Road in Fosdyke.

Two have been detained on suspicion of entering the UK illegally under the Immigration Act. The search for the other six continues.

The sighting was at 1.19pm today (Tuesday) and the individuals were seen heading down the A17 towards the Holbeach area. They could be in the Moulton Seas End area or neighbouring villages or fields.

A search is under way by local officers, officers from Emopss, including a dog handler, to locate these individuals and a National Police Air Service helicopter is assisting police in their search.

Police news (6401089)
Police news (6401089)

The six individuals are reportedly wearing dark clothing and may be in need of medical treatment.

Andy Morrice, Boston inspector, said: “We are asking residents to check their out-buildings and gardens. If anyone sees anyone acting suspiciously they should call us.”

If anyone suspects they have seen one of these people, please contact police on 101, quoting incident number 192 of January 8. In an emergency call 999.



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