Golden Beach police said they are searching for 20 to 30 Caribbean nationals, including Jamaicans, who ran ashore from a Go-Fast boat in Florida Sunday night.
Reports are that the illegal immigrants were dropped off by the boat and started running from the police at about 8:25 p.m. One person was rescued from the water after jumping from a bridge while trying to elude the authorities.
According to Channel 10, the migrants are from Haiti, Trinidad and Jamaica and, that Golden Beach police have 6 adults and 2 children in protective custody. Miami police said one man was pulled out of Intracoastal Waterway and was taken to Aventura Hospital, where he is listed in critical condition with a head injury, Channel 10 reports.
Golden Beach Police are being aided in the search by Hallandale Beach Police and the Miami-Dade County Police Department. The U.S. Border Patrol is heading the investigation. These migrants will be returned to their respective countries once they have all been found. Developing story. Stay tuned for updates.