Border Patrol agents rescue four in Rio Grande


PRESIDIO, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – Border Patrol agents are being credited with the rescue of four people from the Rio Grande near Presidio.

Officials say on Monday, agents noticed four people in distress at the river.

The agent acted and managed to pull all four from the water way to safety, according to a release.

 “The brave actions that our agent took to save these lives, demonstrates the compassion and care we have towards saving a human life. Thankfully four lives were saved without incident,” Chief Patrol Agent Hudak said.

No injuries were reported.

Officials say all four victims were citizens of Honduras and they were taken to the Presidio Border Patrol Station.

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