Border Patrol releases video showing 110+ Central American migrants scaling border wall

By: FOX 10 Staff
POSTED: JAN 23 2019 02:52PM MST
UPDATED: JAN 23 2019 03:34PM MST

PHOENIX (FOX 10) -- Officials with the United States Customs and Border Protection in Arizona released a new video showing Central American migrants scaling a border wall in the Yuma sector.

According to a tweet made by officials on the verified Twitter account of CBP Arizona, officials say the migrants were arrested on Monday by Border Patrol agents. In a 55-second long video that was posted, , migrants were seen scaling the wall with the help of a human smuggling suspect who had a ladder. The suspect was then seen hauling the ladder away.

CBP Arizona


On Monday #CBP #YumaSector Border Patrol agents apprehended a group of 110+ Central Americans who illegally scaled the wall with the assistance of a smuggler with a ladder #NationalSecurity #SouthwestBorder


11:44 AM - Jan 23, 2019

This video was posted just days after CBP officials say 376 Central American migrants were arrested and accused of illegally crossing the United States-Mexico Border. It also comes amidst a budget battle over the funding of President Donald Trump's border wall, which has triggered an ongoing partial government shutdown that is still ongoing, as of Wednesday.