Sisters, ages 4 and 6, found wandering alone near Arizona-Mexico border

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Friday, October 15, 2021
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Border Patrol agents found two sisters, ages 4 and 6, walking alone in a marshy area on the Arizona side of the Mexico border.

The U.S. Border Patrol is working to reunite two young girls found wandering near Arizona's border with Mexico.

Agents found the sisters, ages 4 and 6, alone in a marshland along the Colorado River in Yuma.

The Border Patrol says the area is a popular crossing point for migrants.

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The sisters had a note with contact information for their aunt.

The girls were taken into custody and the agency says attempts will be made to reunite them with family.