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13 migrants in custody in Riviera Beach

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RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. - The U.S. Border Patrol says that 13 undocumented migrants are in custody Tuesday morning after landing near Riviera Beach.

Border Patrol says that between 6 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. a group of migrants were spotted on North Ocean Drive on Singer Island.

Riviera Beach police responded to the area and then Border Patrol and the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office were notified.

Currently eight men and five women are in custody.

Border Patrol is trying to determine their country of origin and where the landing occurred.

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