Border Patrol Agent Assaulted By Undocumented Immigrant

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Border Patrol agents continue to encounter assaultive subjects while conducting operations in the Rio Grande Valley. 

Yesterday evening, an agent assigned to the Rio Grande City station encountered an undocumented immigrant who became assaultive in an attempt to evade apprehension. The male Guatemalan national swung at the agent and kicked the agent multiple times. The agent subdued the undocumented immigrant and took him into custody. 

Agents referred the case for prosecution.

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