15 undocumented migrants detained near John D. MacArthur Beach State Park

Federal and local authorities Tuesday morning detained 15 undocumented migrants in northern Palm Beach County.

Among those detained are seven Haitian men, three Haitian women, one man from India and three juveniles.

The search began around 2 a.m. in the John D. MacArthur Beach State Park area in North Palm Beach.

Three people were taken to the hospital for exposure to sea water but should be OK.

The Border Patrol said a vessel landed near the park, and authorities are still searching for possible smugglers.

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