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14 migrants rescued from train car near Robstown, officials say

Officials said someone in the train car called 911 about their situation, prompting a response from law enforcement.

ROBSTOWN, Texas — As many as 14 migrants are being treated by EMS after being found, possibly dehydrated, in a train car near Robstown, Robstown Mayor Gilbert Gomez confirmed to 3NEWS.

Officials are at the scene on County Roads 40 and 75 just outside of Robstown city limits. Gomez said someone in the train car called 911 about their situation early Monday afternoon, prompting a response from law enforcement.

Border Patrol officials have been notified and are investigating the incident, officials said.  

No details on the conditions of the migrants are known, and no other information has been released at this time. We have a crew at the scene and will publish updates here as they are received. 

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