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U.S. Border Patrol agents report assault at U.S.-Mexico border in San Diego

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Posted at 5:22 PM, Apr 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-23 20:23:47-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - U.S. Border Patrol agents were attacked with rocks during an encounter with illegal immigrants near the U.S.-Mexico border in San Diego County Friday, officials said.

A group of seven immigrants was in the process of being arrested at the time of the assault, according to the Border Patrol.

No one was injured but a patrol vehicle’s window was shattered.

Border Patrol officials said 125 San Diego-area agents have been assaulted since Oct. 1, 2018.