WPBF: Search continues for refugees ashore on Jupiter Island

South Florida law enforcement officers are searching for a group of refugees who came ashore Friday morning on Jupiter Island. (Source: WPBF)


Officials from the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, the Martin County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S Border Patrol responded to the 300 block of Beach Road after getting a call from Jupiter Island that several refugees were seen running from a boat.

Lt. Dennis Fritchie of the Martin County Sheriff’s Office said 16 refugees were taken into custody and they are still looking for four more, including a 10 or 12-year-old female.

For the complete story: http://www.wpbf.com/news/mcso-migrants-come-ashore-on-jupiter-island/37572754

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