CBP and BP Agents Rescue Father and Child from Rio Grande

2 years 4 months 2 weeks ago Tuesday, July 23 2019 Jul 23, 2019 July 23, 2019 8:22 PM July 23, 2019 in News - Local

BROWNSVILLE – Customs and Border Protection officers rescued two people from the Rio Grande Sunday.

Brownsville Border Patrol agents responded to a report of about 40 migrants, who crossed the Rio Grande underneath the Brownsville Bridge.

Officers then noticed some migrants pinned in the middle of the river due to the strong currents.

Nearby CBP riverine units responded to the area, rescuing a man traveling with his child.

CBP provided them with medical attention and had the entire group transported to the Brownsville Border Patrol Station.

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