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Illegal immigrants found on boat near San Clemente

Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Law enforcement officials are seen at a beach in Orange County, where a boat came ashore with 10 suspected illegal immigrants on board on Monday, Sept. 17, 2012.

Law enforcement officials are seen at a beach in Orange County, where a boat came ashore with 10 suspected illegal immigrants on board on Monday, Sept. 17, 2012. (ABC7 viewer Tyler Rooke)

Customs and border patrol officials said a boat came ashore near San Clemente on Monday with 10 suspected illegal immigrants on board.

They ran up the beach, and border patrol agents, sheriffs and lifeguards all responded.

Six people were detained. One of them was injured and taken to the hospital in unknown condition. Four other people in the boat escaped.

Officials said no contraband was found in the boat.

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