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22nd July 2021, 14:52

20 year old suspected migrant arrested after being found in distress at sea

A 20 year old man, believed to be North African, has been arrested on suspicion of being in Gibraltar without valid documents.

The man was reportedly found in distress, two miles South of Europa Point, on a small inflatable during a routine patrol by the RGP Marine Section.

Officers brought him on board and he was taken to the hospital before being discharged, after which the police arrested him and took him into custody.