Update: Three individuals rescued by emergency crews near border

El Paso News

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El Paso, Texas (KTSM) – Three individuals have been checked by EMS after a rescue team responded to a water rescue earlier today near Ascarate Park.

The individuals are now under U.S. Border Patrol custody.

Earlier: Authorities say an El Paso Water rescue team and Border Patrol units are responding to an emergency near the border close to Ascarate Park.

An El Paso Fire Department spokesman says their team was dispatched on Thursday afternoon for assistance. Details are limited and it is unclear what they are responding to.

This continues to be a developing story.

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