Suspected illegal immigrants seen jumping from lorry on M1 in Northamptonshire

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Two suspected illegal immigrants were tracked down by police after jumping from a lorry on the M1.

The foreign registered lorry had apparently slowed or stopped in the roadworks between junctions 18 (Crick) and 19 (M6/A14) at around 3pm today (Thursday May 28) when two men were spotted jumping from the rear.

A motorist contacted the police who sent up a helicopter. After a short search two main were detained by Northamptonshire Police.