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Video shows family scale border wall near Yuma

Posted: 4:07 PM, Dec 04, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-04 23:07:35Z
Video shows family scale border wall near Yuma

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.