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27 migrants detained after boat washes up in Jupiter Island

30 migrants from Haiti in boat, authorities say
Posted at 5:44 PM, Jun 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-20 20:50:41-04

JUPITER ISLAND, Fla. — Twenty-seven people were detained after a boat with migrants from Haiti washed up along the beach Sunday morning in Jupiter Island.

Officials said a total of 30 people were in the boat. Authorities were still searching for the remaining three people.

The Martin County Sheriff's Office assisted Jupiter Island police during the operation.

No more information was immediately available.