Farm workers get show shock

PUBLISHED: 16:06 28 June 2007 | UPDATED: 15:10 12 May 2010

FARM workers at an agricultural show were shocked to find an illegal immigrant hiding inside farm machinery. The man, believed to be from Afghanistan, was hiding in a tank at the Cereal 2007 event at Vine Farm in Wendy. But police told workers to let the

FARM workers at an agricultural show were shocked to find an illegal immigrant hiding inside farm machinery.

The man, believed to be from Afghanistan, was hiding in a tank at the Cereal 2007 event at Vine Farm in Wendy.

But police told workers to let the man go because they were too busy to attend.

A police spokesman said: "When this incident was reported to police on June 12, officers were unable to attend.

"Officers were later sent and one person was arrested under the Immigration Act.


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