Six Albanian migrants detained at Sharpness Docks

SIX Albanian migrants were detained at Sharpness Docks.

Border Force officers were alerted to six stowaways on board a vessel at Sharpness Docks at 7pm on October 14.

A Home Office spokesperson said: “All of the individuals were refused entry and subsequently detained by Border Force.”

Arrangements were made to remove the stowaways from the ship with the aid of Gloucestershire Police.

They were then subsequently detained by Border Force.

They will now be interviewed and their cases dealt with under immigration rules.

Gazette Series Gloucestershire