Passengers shocked to see tall illegal immigrant popping out of suitcase at train stationBy Mason White 5:53 PM July 10, 2016
|Illegal immigrant popping out of suitcase|
By: Wayne Morin
(Scroll down for video) Train passengers at a station in Switzerland, were shocked to see a tall man popping out of a closed suitcase that was on a platform, according to a video that was uploaded to the Internet.
Police said that the incident unfolded on Monday at the train station in Chiasso.
A border guard helped the 21-year-old man out of the suitcase before he was detained. The illegal immigrant of Eritrea, smuggled himself into the country via Italy.
A friend squeezed him into his suitcase in Milan, before leaving with him to Chiasso. After 45 minutes, the illegal immigrant began to cry and tried to get out of the suitcase.
The shocked passengers called the police who detained the man.
Police said that they received a tip from police in Italy, informing them of the illegal immigrant who boarded the train in a suitcase.
He has since been sent back to Italy, after being denied entry.