Man arrested after 15 people found in back of lorry in UK's Wiltshire

The UK police on Wednesday confirmed finding 15 people in the back of a lorry in the southwestern English county of Wiltshire.

"... Fourteen of these people are currently being conveyed to custody, while one person has been taken to hospital for further checks – they are not believed to be in a serious condition," the police said.

"In addition, one man, aged in his 50s, has been arrested on suspicion of assisting with illegal entry and taken to Swindon custody for further questioning," the police added.

The police were called to the A350 near Chippenham after receiving a "suspicious activity" report involving the vehicle shortly before 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

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