100 Undocumented Immigrants Found in Edinburg Stash Houses
POSTED: Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 7:49pm
UPDATED: Thursday, May 3, 2012 - 7:49am
Edinburg police say about 100 undocumented immigrants were found locked inside three stash houses.
This is the scene just off 107 and Raul Longoria. The undocumented immigrants from South America were found inside these tiny stash houses with no air condition. The majority were found in this blue and white home. Police say someone of them were inside for several days.
"The caller reported they were being held against there will inside the residence the residence were secured with burglar bars and they couldn't get out they were asking for help."
When officers arrived they observed chains and pad locks around the home. When officers cut the locks to get the undocumented out police say some of undocumented than ran.
With assistance from helicopters in the air police were able to catch most of them but are still searching more.