Border Patrol rescues Mexican migrant found hanging from border wall in California

Border Patrol rescues Mexican migrant found hanging from border wall in California

Agenti di frontiera rescued a Mexican national who got stuck on the muro di confine nel California while trying to enter the U.S. illegally, le autorità hanno detto mercoledì.

Agents patrolling Imperial Beach found the 25-year-old man hanging from a part of the wall that juts out into the Pacific Ocean at around 8:15 p.m. martedì, NOI. Protezione delle dogane e della frontiera (CBP) ha detto in una dichiarazione.

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The migrant had tried to scale down the U.S. side of the barrier and got stuck above the waterline, ha detto l'agenzia. Mexican authorities dislodged the man, while the CPB agents brought the man to safety.

The 25-year-old Mexican national spotted hanging from a part of the wall that jutted into the Pacific Ocean, ha detto l'agenzia.

The 25-year-old Mexican national spotted hanging from a part of the wall that jutted into the Pacific Ocean, ha detto l'agenzia. (NOI. Protezione delle dogane e della frontiera)

He was taken to a hospital and treated for hypothermia and knee pain, secondo le autorità.

While the agency did not immediately say whether the man had been left behind by a human smuggler, it warned of the dangers posed by such traffickers.

Let this serve as a grave reminder,” Chief Patrol Agent Aaron Heitke said in a statement. “A smuggler’s sole motive is profit. When the going gets tough, they will leave you hanging, both literally and figuratively. Our agents will always preserve lives whenever possible.

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The Trump administration announced earlier this month that 70,000 migrants were apprehended at the southwest border in November, un 64% increase compared to 2019.

Acting CBP Commissioner Mark Morgan told reporters at the time that the increase, which saw an average of 2,300 encounters a day in November, was mainly made up of single adult males from Mexico.

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Morgan added there has been an increasing number of families and unaccompanied children (UACs) from the Northern Triangle countries in recent months.

Fox News’ Adam Shaw contributed to this report.

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