Border Patrol rescues 3 people from car trunk

K9 alerts agents at Sarita checkpoint


SARITA, Texas – Border Patrol agents rescued three immigrants from inside the trunk of a car.

Officials said a K9 alerted agents Friday night at the Sarita checkpoint when the car arrived in the primary inspection area. An inspection in the secondary area revealed three people in the trunk.

The immigrants declined medical attention.  

The driver, a U.S. citizen, and the three immigrants were taken into custody. 

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