Homeland Security raids Fort Pierce business

Homeland Security raids Fort Pierce business

FORT PIERCE, Fla. -- Agents from the Department of Homeland Security are conducting a federal search warrant Wednesday at TentLogix in Fort Pierce and took more than 20 people into custody.

A spokesperson for Homeland Security Investigations confirmed to FOX 29 that the agency is serving the warrant.

At 11:30 a.m., Chopper 5 flew over the scene and spotted multiple people being handcuffed and placed inside two buses.

An employee at the company, who said he had worked at TentLogix for 13 months, said authorities arrived and started asking people for "their documents."

Around 28 to 29 people were taken into custody by immigration officials for more questioning.

TentLogix is a tent rental company that provides high-end tents, flooring solutions and other party rental items for large events.

The company is located at 1121 DiGiorgio Rd. in Fort Pierce and has been operating since 1996.

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