- A Border Patrol agent was assaulted while arresting an illegal migrant in Arizona’s Tucson Sector of the border, officials said.
- The incident occurred at about 4 a.m. Saturday, Customs and Border Protection wrote in a statement.
- “While being placed in a service vehicle, the subject assaulted the agent, injuring the agent’s face and hands. Additional agents responded and took the suspect into custody,” officials said.
Border Patrol Agent Assaulted By Illegal Migrant
EL PASO, TEXAS - SEPTEMBER 21: Venezuelan migrants walk along the U.S. border fence to turn themselves in to the U.S. Border Patrol after crossing the Rio Grande from Mexico on September 21, 2022 in El Paso, Texas. In recent weeks, Venezuelans have arrived in increasing numbers in El Paso. The city has had to scramble to find housing and other aid for the migrants. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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