Illegal Immigrants Found In Stalled Box Truck

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More than a dozen suspected illegal immigrants were found stuffed in the back of a large truck that was stalled on the Sam Houston Parkway in southwest Houston Thursday night, officials said.

The truck was spotted about 8:20 p.m. on West Beltway 8 near the Westpark Tollway, according to Harris County Precinct 5 Constable's Office.

Pct, 5 Capt. Terry Allbritton said a roadside assistance worker stopped to help the driver when he saw the disabled truck. But the driver of the truck jumped out and ran away.

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