LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol Agents assigned to the Field Intelligence Team (FIT), the Laredo South Station, CBP Air and Marine Operations (AMO), and the Border Patrol Search, Trauma, and Rescue (BORSTAR) unit rescued a lost illegal alien southeast of Laredo, Texas.
On July 18, agents responded to a 911 call from a lost individual in distress. In a collaborative effort, BORSTAR, LRS FIT and AMO responded to assist in locating the individual. A Border Patrol Emergency Medical Technician immediately administered intravenous fluids due to the individual’s dehydration symptoms. Further evaluation determined the subject needed additional medical attention and was transported to Laredo Medical Center.
The Laredo Sector Border Patrol will continue to warn against the dangers of people crossing illegally into the United States through dangerous environmental conditions.
To report suspicious activity such as alien and/or drug smuggling, download the “USBP Laredo Sector” App or contact the Laredo Sector Border Patrol toll free at 1-800-343-1994.