By Cathy Elelman • 30 August 2019 • 16:30
DANGEROUS: The youngsters hide under lorries.
CREDIT: Policia Nacional de Almeria
POLICE dogs discovered six underage stowaways in just four days hiding under lorries or on the ramps of ferries arriving from Nador in Morocco at Almeria port.
Police reported this brought the number of unaccompanied non-EU foreign nationals aged under 18, or MENAS, caught trying to get into the country at the port during the current special ‘crossing the straits’ campaign to 17.
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.
Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.
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