POMPANO BEACH (CBSMiami) – A group of migrants came ashore in Pompano Beach late Wednesday afternoon.
A Broward Sheriff’s Office marine unit spotted their vessel and had ground units waiting when the migrants neared the shore.READ MORE: South Dade NAACP President Dwight Bullard Says Derek Chauvin Being Found Guilty ‘A Glimmer Of Hope’ But Fight Isn’t Over
Their craft came in near the Hillsboro Inlet.
When the migrants reached dry land they tried to run away.READ MORE: ‘I’m Speechless’: Rep. Frederica Wilson Among South Florida Leaders Who Believe Justice Was Served In Derek Chauvin Trial
Broward Sheriff’s Deputies quickly located them and took them into custody.
It is not known where the migrants came from or how long they were at sea.
They have been turned over to Border Patrol.MORE NEWS: Florida Senate Eyes Social Media Crackdown