The Division of Homeland Safety is investigating a attainable human smuggling incident in San Antonio, Texas, a spokesperson for the division mentioned.
A witness contacted the San Antonio Police Division a couple of suspicious automobile on Interstate 10 and as a police officer approached the automobile, the again door swung open and a number of other individuals ran out, a police spokesperson instructed reporters.
Video obtained by NBC News affiliate WOAI confirmed dozens of individuals leaving the truck and working in each path.
Authorities mentioned they arrested the truck’s 49-year-old driver and made contact with 29 individuals who had been within the trailer.
An Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesperson mentioned Friday that Homeland Safety Investigations (HSI) is at present “following up on the data supplied” by the San Antonio Police Division, which reached out “for help on a attainable human smuggling occasion involving a semi-tractor trailer touring on I-10, east of San Antonio.”
The San Antonio Police Division didn’t instantly reply to a NBC Information request for remark.