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Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Agents Rescue Abandoned Group

Release Date: 
February 20, 2019

FALFURRIAS, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents located four illegal aliens abandoned in the vast ranch lands of Brooks County.

On Tuesday, Falfurrias agents patrolling near Highway 755 encountered a woman who claimed was part of a group left behind by smugglers. As agents provided the woman with basic medical care, additional agents backtracked the woman’s path, and hours later, located three additional subjects. Agents provided the group with basic medical attention and transported them to the Falfurrias station for further evaluation.

The Border Patrol is processing all subjects accordingly.

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Last modified: 
February 20, 2019