Video shows family scale border wall near Yuma

Posted at 4:07 PM, Dec 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-04 18:07:35-05

YUMA, Ariz. - A family was quickly apprehended after climbing over a wall along the US-Mexico border near the San Luis Port of Entry early Monday morning.

The group was observed coming down on the US side of the wall by a Border Patrol camera operator.

A news release from Customs and Border Protection said six people, including two children, received assistance from another person who did not climb over the 18-foot wall and remained in Mexico after dropping the children to family members below.

The six people are all part of the same family from Guatemala and included three children: a 2-year-old, a 7-year-old and a 10-year-old.

One of the children suffered a facial injury and was treated.

It was not clear whether the group would face charges and deportation or if they had requested asylum in the United States.