MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Fourteen migrants who made it to shore in Pompano Beach on Thursday morning have been detained by the US Border Patrol.
Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies said they responded to the area along Southeast 28th Avenue and Atlantic Boulevard at about 8:45 a.m. regarding a boat carrying migrants ashore.READ MORE: Have You Seen Ashley Espinoza-Sanchez? Missing Woman Last Seen At Hard Rock Stadium
The migrants were turned over to U.S. Border Patrol agents. Officials from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) were also on scene.
CBS4 cameras showed as two women were taken into custody by federal officials.READ MORE: South Florida Doctors Reiterate There’s No Proof COVID Vaccine Causes Female Infertility
There was heavy police presence in the area.
No word where the migrants had come from or if any of them required medical treatment.MORE NEWS: Big 7 Travel Ranks Le Chick’s Burger 3rd Best In US
This is a developing story and will be updated as soon as more details become available.