Human Smugglers Abandon Two Small Children in Texas near Border

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents rescue two small children abandoned near the Rio Grande by human smugglers. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Del Rio Sector)
Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Del Rio Sector

Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents found two small children walking alone near the Rio Grande border. Officials say human smugglers abandoned the children in a remote area south of Del Rio, Texas.

Del Rio Sector Chief Patrol Agent Austin Skero tweeted photos of two small children agents discovered walking by themselves after being abandoned by their human smugglers.

Surveillance cameras picked up a video showing the two children walking by themselves on a dirt road near the Rio Grande and about a mile south of Del Rio. Border Patrol agents responded and found the two children with no supplies.

The children carried papers with contact numbers for alleged relatives in the United States and a few articles of spare clothing. They carried no food or water.

A few days prior, El Paso Sector Border Patrol agents captured video of human smugglers dropping two small girls (ages three and five) from a 14-foot border wall into an isolated area of a New Mexico landfill, Breitbart Texas first reported.

Shortly before that, a Texas Ranger, working with Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents rescued a six-month-old baby who human smugglers tossed into the Rio Grande.

Breitbart’s Randy Clark reported the rescue of five unaccompanied minors abandoned on the banks of the Rio Grande five miles from the nearest town. Del Rio Sector agents found the children in a remote area between Del Rio and Eagle Pass, Texas.

Not far from this rescue, Del Rio Sector agents attempted to save the life of a nine-year-old girl who drowned while attempting to cross the Rio Grande with her mother and three-year-old sibling.

Bob Price serves as associate editor and senior news contributor for the Breitbart Texas-Border team. He is an original member of the Breitbart Texas team. Price is a regular panelist on Fox 26 Houston’s What’s Your Point? Sunday-morning talk show. Follow him on Twitter @BobPriceBBTX and Facebook.


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