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VIDEO: 110 migrants arrested after climbing over border wall in Yuma

Posted at 2:06 PM, Jan 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-23 16:29:09-05

YUMA, Ariz. — More than 110 migrants from Central America are in federal custody after Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents say they climbed over a border wall near Yuma on Monday.

According to a tweet from CBP, a smuggler helped them climb over the wall by using a ladder.

Last week, CBP found 376 migrants in San Luis after agents said they dug under a border wall. CBP said 179 of them were children, including 30 unaccompanied minors.