LAREDO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents again rescued undocumented migrants found inside a grain truck in San Diego, Texas after receiving a 911 call.
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On Nov. 15, agents attached to Freer Station rescued and worked with the Duval County Sheriff’s Office, the group that was trapped inside a grain wagon. Inside the locked grain hopper, agents found a total of 10 people. They had no means of escape and were in the grain container for several hours.
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The undocumented non-citizens were medically screened and determined to be in good health. The group of ten were all from Mexico.
This dangerous method of entering the United States after illegal entry is strongly discouraged by US Customs and Border Protection, as it often results in serious personal injury or death. Many times, migrants choose this grueling mode of transportation, according to the agency, without realizing the consequences of their actions before it is too late.
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