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Border Patrol responds to maritime smuggling operation amid search for migrants in Dania Beach – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports


DANIA BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) – Border Patrol agents with U.S. Customs and Border Protection confirmed they have responded to a maritime smuggling operation amid a search for migrants in Dania Beach.

A heavy law enforcement presence could be seen at the Cozy Cove Marina, in the area of Northeast First Court and Third Street, at around 4:45 p.m., Friday.

Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies confirmed they are searching for migrants who arrived to South Florida via a boat.

7Skyforce HD captured a woman and a man being placed in the back of a Border Patrol vehicle, and they are being treated on the scene.

Deputies have shut down Federal Highway between Stirling and Griffin roads while they investigate the incident.

Please check back on WSVN.com and 7News for more details on this developing story.

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