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Migrants reported ashore in Martin, Miami-Dade counties

Posted at 11:01 AM, Jul 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-07 11:09:57-04

Two migrants were taken into custody after coming ashore Thursday morning in Martin County, according to the U.S. Border Patrol.

A man and woman from Haiti were detained and are being questioned.

It's believed they were dropped off by a boat.

The discovery sparked a search by land and sea by the Martin County Sheriff's Office, U.S. Customs and Coast Guard.

Anyone who has information is urged to call the Border Patrol at 877-772-8146.

Two migrants were also found on Miami Beach, according to the Miami Beach Police Department. Both are male and in good condition, the police department said.

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