Five men arrested on Hayling Island for suspected immigration offences

A GROUP of men have been arrested by police on suspicion of immigration offences, following an incident in Hayling Island this morning.

Friday, 9th August 2019, 5:36 pm
Updated Friday, 9th August 2019, 6:05 pm

Police officers went to an incident on the island just after 9.30am after receiving a number of reports.

Five men have been arrested in total – but have not been passed onto the Home Office, instead being detained by Hampshire Constabulary.

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Sandy Point Road in Hayling Island. Picture: Sarah Standing (090819-2828)

A spokesman for the force said: ‘We were called at 9.39am with reports of a group of people seen acting suspiciously in the Sandy Point Road area of Hayling Island.

‘Officers attended and arrested five males on suspicion of immigration offences.’

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