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Agents recover stolen vehicle used during smuggling attempt

Agents recover stolen vehicle during human smuggling attempt
Agents recover stolen vehicle during human smuggling attempt(Border Patrol)
Published: Sep. 17, 2020 at 8:06 AM CDT
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LAREDO, Tex. (KGNS) -Border Patrol agents recovered a stolen vehicle during an alleged human smuggling attempt.

The incident happened on September 15th when agents received a tip regarding a suspicious dark colored work truck picking up several individuals near Realitos.

As agents approached the area, they attempted to conduct a traffic stop at which point the driver veered off and drove into a nearby ranch.

Several individuals got out of the vehicle and attempted to flee on foot; however, agents were able to apprehend eight individuals.

The individuals were determined to be from Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala and the vehicle was turned over Duval County Sheriff’s Office.

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