Border Patrol rescue 29 undocumented immigrants in tractor-trailer

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LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - The Laredo Sector Border Patrol rescued 29 undocumented immigrants from a tractor trailer over the weekend.

According to Border Patrol on January 20th agents received a tip about suspicious activity going on in the Mines Road area.

When agents arrived they found the tractor trailer with 29 undocumented immigrants locked inside.

The individuals were determined to be from Mexico and Guatemala and appeared to be in good health.

Border Patrol agents seized the tractor-trailer.

The Laredo Sector Border Patrol will continue to warn against the dangers of people crossing illegally into the United States through dangerous environmental conditions.

To report suspicious activity such as alien and/or drug smuggling, contact the Laredo Sector Border Patrol toll free telephone number at 1-800-343-1994.