Oklahoma City Police search for suspected illegal immigrants, agent wounded
Tuesday, January 17th 2006, 8:35 am
By: News On 6
More than a dozen suspected illegal immigrants ran from a van during a traffic stop on Interstate 40 in western Oklahoma City Tuesday, triggering a police search for those who fled.
An agent of the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service was injured during the incident, which occurred about 7 a.m.. Details were not immediately released, but the injury was not believed to be life-threatening.
By 9 AM four of those who fled had been captured.
Law enforcement officers were searching in the area of a housing addition.
The van was eastbound on I-40, just south of Yukon, when it was stopped by police.