Illegal immigrant found walking along Leeds motorway is arrested by police

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A man was found walking along a motorway in Leeds today - and was promptly arrested by police.

The man was found to be an illegal immigrant, West Yorkshire Police said.

He was walking along the M621 motorway at Elland Road when police attended and arrested the man.

The incident happened at about 6.25am.

A tweet by West Yorkshire Police said: "Male pedestrian seen walking on the M621 Motorway at Elland Rd Leeds. Units attend and arrest the male, illegal immigrant #team2"

Hours later, police stopped traffic on the M621 for another police incident: http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/traffic-delays-after-traffic-stopped-on-m621-motorway-near-leeds-1-8417678

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