Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

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Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

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24 HOURS IN POLICE CUSTODY C4, 9pm THERE'S frantic banging coming from inside a lorry at the Toddington services on the M1. "It's going absolutely mad," the caller tells the police. "The trailer is bouncing up and down."

On learning that it's a refrigerated lorry, police and ambulances rush to the scene and ask the driver to open the back. He doesn't have the right tool and there's a mad panic to find some bolt cutters.

Finally there emerges a distressed three-year-old girl and her five-year-old sister, along with their mother and father, smuggled into the UK from Iraq, along with several other men.

So begins another gripping series following the investigations of Bedfordshire Police.

SCOTT AND BAILEY ITV, 9pm RACHEL and Janet have two suspects, ten victims, a pile of interviews to do and not enough cops to trawl through it all. …

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