Border Patrol Discover Undocumented Immigrants in Storm Drain

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U.S. Border Patrol agents in Rio Grande City located two illegal aliens in a storm drain. On Wednesday evening, agents responded to a report of an illegal entry near Roma.

Upon arrival, agents observed foot tracks that led to a storm drain under U.S. Highway 83. Shortly thereafter, agents located two illegal aliens stuck in a manhole. The agents contacted the Roma Fire Department to assist with the removal of the manhole cover to extract the two men.

Agents provided the men basic medical attention and transported them to the Border Patrol Station for processing.

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