Border Patrol agents rescue three immigrants

Immigrants were trapped in trailer of 18-wheeler


SARITA, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents rescued three people who were found trapped in an 18-wheeler.

According to a news release, a K-9 alerted agents to the trailer at the Sarita checkpoint Tuesday morning.

Upon further inspection, agents found three immigrants inside the trailer trapped between pallets and underneath a heavy tarp with no way to escape, the release stated.

The immigrants will be processed to be returned to their home country.

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