Border Patrol agents foil alleged human smuggling attempt

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - Several undocumented immigrants were arrested by Border Patrol agents after they were contacted about trespassing at a local ranch.

The incident happened on Thursday, February 14th, a little before six pm.

Agents received a report about a vehicle driving through a ranch without permission.

When agents approached the car, several individuals exited the vehicle and ran into the brush.

A total of eight undocumented immigrants were hidden in the bed of the abandoned pickup truck.

All of them were taken into custody.