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Border Patrol arrests 17-year-old migrant attempting to smuggle 14 people in Yuma

US Border Patrol Yuma Sector

Yuma Border Patrol agents arrest a 17-year-old migrant attempting to smuggle 14 other migrants in a truck

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - According to the U.S. Border Patrol Yuma Sector, agents arrested a 17-year-old migrant who attempted to smuggle 14 undocumented citizens in the cab and bed of a pickup truck after illegally entering the United States from Mexico.

The morning of August 25, a citizen reported the incident on the west side of Yuma and the agents were able to find the pickup truck.

The driver of the truck turned to a dead-end street and the people inside ran away on foot and the agents were able to catch them and take them into custody.

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