One Person Arrested After Being Found Inside Channel Tunnel

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One Person Arrested After Being Found Inside Channel Tunnel
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ONE Person Arrested After Being Found Inside Channel Tunnel by French authorities

French authorities are reported to have arrested a person who was found inside the Channel Tunnel on Monday, December 21, and The Mirror has quoted a French source who claimed the suspect was a 31-year-old escaped British prisoner, who had been spotted disappearing into the tunnel in Folkestone.

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Police forces on either side of the channel were notified, and he has since been taken into custody by French authorities, appearing in a French court last Wednesday, December 23, where he was remanded to stay in custody with another court date set for February 2021.

A spokesman for the Eurotunnel said, “Eurotunnel can confirm that a person was detected inside the Channel Tunnel. As there is now a criminal procedure in place we are unable to comment further at this time”.


In a similar incident, in 2014, a Sudanese man was arrested near the Folkestone exit, he was granted permission to stay in the UK, but was slapped with a nine-month prison sentence for ‘obstructing the trains’ in the tunnel.

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