Border Patrol agents seize 360 pounds of marijuana

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - Border Patrol agents seized over 300 pounds of marijuana near the Rio Grande.

The incident happened on Friday afternoon when agents saw several people carrying several large bundles near north Laredo.

When agents arrived, eight people fled the area and absconded back to Mexico.

Inside the bundles, agents found 360 pounds of marijuana
The marijuana had an estimated street value of $290,752.