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Over a dozen undocumented immigrants found hiding in the brush

The discovery was made after agents noticed a suspicious traveling on Highway 359
Border Patrol agents foil human smuggling attempt on foot
Border Patrol agents foil human smuggling attempt on foot(Border Patrol)
Published: Sep. 3, 2020 at 7:09 AM CDT
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LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) -Border Patrol agents foiled an alleged human smuggling attempt just northeast of Hebbronville.

The incident happened on August 31st when agents noticed a suspicious SUV traveling on Highway 359.

Agents attempted to conduct a traffic stop which is when several people got out and fled on foot.

Border Patrol was able to locate 13 individuals who were believed to be in the U.S. illegally and from Guatemala, El Salvador and Mexico.

All were taken into custody to be processed accordingly.

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