Six undocumented immigrants arrested, smuggler on the loose after chase in Edinburg

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EDINBURG, Texas — Six undocumented individuals are in custody after a lengthy chase in rural Edinburg.

Over 30 law enforcement agents searched for the suspects at the scene in orange groves on Monte Cristo Road in Edinburg.

Texas DPS, Hidalgo County Constables, Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office, and U.S. Border Patrol agents were at the location searching through the area.

The chase began on Inspiration Road in Mission around 2:45 p.m. and continued all the way to Monte Cristo in Edinburg.

Multiple agencies chased the Chevy Silvarado to the orange groves, where the truck stopped.

While officials were able to arrest six individuals, the driver of the truck is still on the run..

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