A man has been arrested on suspicion of assisting unlawful immigration after police rescued eight people from a lorry.

Cambridgeshire Police received a call from someone in the back of the lorry and officers stopped it near the village of Spaldwick, six miles west of Huntingdon.

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It happened on the A14 at about 7.15pm on Thursday.

A man inside the vehicle was taken to hospital but was not seriously injured and no other injuries were reported.

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The force said a man was arrested on suspicion of assisting unlawful immigration.

Police said the investigation and the welfare of the people involved have been handed to the immigration services.