Father and son abandoned by smuggler rescued by Border Patrol

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FALFURRIAS, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents rescuing a father and son in Brooks County. This morning, Rio Grande Valley Sector agents working on the vast ranchlands of Brooks County apprehended a group of illegal crossers near Highway 281 and FM 755.

While interviewing the subjects, agents became aware that there was a father and son missing from the group. A Border Patrol Search, Trauma and Rescue K-9 team and a Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine air asset responded to the area at the request of the agents at the scene.

After an extensive search, agents located the father and his 7-year-old son, both Honduran nationals. A Border Patrol Emergency Medical Technician medically evaluated and cleared both subjects.

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