Border Patrol agents locate lost individuals at Laredo Sector

Release Date
Tue, 11/08/2022 - 12:00

LAREDO, Texas –Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents locate four lost individuals at Laredo Sector.

The first incident occurred on Nov. 5, when agents at the Hebbronville Station were notified of three individuals that were lost in the area. Agents found the individuals using GPS coordinates after they had called 911 for assistance. The individuals were found to be in good health without any need of medical aid.

Records checks revealed they were from Mexico and in the United States illegally.

On Nov.7, agents assigned to the Zapata Station received a report of a 911 call from a lost person in the brush northwest of Zapata, Texas. Agents located the individual using GPS coordinates from the cell phone. The person was transported to the Zapata Station where records checks revealed he was a Mexican national in the United States illegally.

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