An abandoned panga boat was discovered in Rancho Palos Verdes Friday morning and 10 undocumented non-citizens were found hiding in brush nearby, according to a spokesperson for Homeland Security Investigations.
The panga boat was discovered in the Bluffs Cove area of Rancho Palos Verdes, according to HSI.
The initial call, which came in around 7:59 a.m., was for an ocean rescue with Los Angeles County lifeguards responding to the area, according to the LA County Fire Department.
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The fire department concluded that no one was injured and needed to be taken to a hospital.
The 10 "undocumented non-citizens" were taken into custody and were being processed, according to HSI.
No other details were immediately available.