LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - Border Patrol agents in Hebbronville foiled an alleged human smuggling attempt involving 20 illegal immigrants.
According to Border Patrol, events transpired on December 5th when agents received a tip regarding suspicious activity near Welhousen Road involving a pick-up truck.
When agents arrived at the scene, the encountered the vehicle and conducted a traffic stop.
Agents say the driver got out the vehicle and fled on foot.
During an inspection of the vehicle, agents were able to find 20 illegal immigrants inside.
All of the illegal immigrants were found to be in good condition and were believed to be from Honduras, El Salvador, Ecuador, Guatemala and Mexico.
All of the illegals were processed accordingly.