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3 Mexican Citizens Arrested On Freight Train Near Northern Border

BLAINE, Wash. (AP) – Customs and Border Protection officials say officers arrested three Mexican men as they crossed into the U.S. from Canada on a freight train carrying grain.

Agency spokesperson Renne Archer says the men ranging in age from 25 to 33 were arrested Sunday.

She says they were hiding in a rail car under garbage bags.

Archer says the men were processed for removal from the United States and then taken to the federal government’s privately-run Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma.


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