20 migrants disperse into South Mission Beach off shored boat

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A boat was left abandoned on the shore of South Mission Beach after roughly 20 illegal immigrants arrived on shore and promptly scattered into the surrounding neighborhood. Lifeguards responded to the incident at around 3:30 p.m., shortly after the boat was abandoned, on Wednesday, Feb. 8.

Five Mexican national were arrested by Border Patrol after abandoning the boat.

Federal agencies had boats patrolling in the vicinity at the time of the incident. Lifeguards and police were working on the salvage of the vessel.

KUSI’s Dan Plante reported live from South Mission Beach with details.




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