El Paso Sector Border Patrol agents rescued a five-year-old migrant child after human smugglers abandoned him along the Texas bank of the Rio Grande. This incident follows previous occurrences where smugglers abandon small children.
A video from Agence France-Presse (AFP) shows a five-year-old boy standing on the Texas riverbank of the border with Mexico after smugglers abandoned him. The boy screams, “Don’t leave!,” the New York Post reported.
The video shows a man and a woman walking back into Mexico after leaving the young boy. “Where are you going?” the boy screams. “No, no, no. Don’t leave.”
The incident occurred on May 27, the Post reported. The couple abandoned the child, seen holding a teddy bear, near a barbed-wire border barrier under an underpass that connects El Paso to Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. The couple turned and walked away from the child while holding hands.
A woman reportedly