Suspected immigrants detained at M6 services

By Thomas Parkes | Cannock | News | Published:

Suspected illegal immigrants, including a baby, have been detained at a service station on the M6.

Police at Hilton Park Services. (Photo: CMPG)

Motorway police detained the family – a man, woman and an 18 month child – at Hilton Park Services last night, between Junction 10a and Junction 11 near Cannock.

Officers from the Central Motorway Policing Group transported the family to safety at around 8.45pm..

Staff from West Midlands Ambulance Service checked the three over.

Staffordshire Police confirmed the investigation had been handed over to the Home Office.

A spokeswoman for the force said: "A man was taken to custody but has since been handed over to the Home Office alongside a woman and child.

"The investigation has been handed over and remains with the Home Office."

Thomas Parkes

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