U.S. Border Patrol agents stopped a group of illegal border crossers Tuesday afternoon and determined a seven-month old baby with them needed medical attention.
The incident occurred east of the San Luis Port of Entry at about 3:00 p.m. Tuesday. A Border Patrol agent noticed that the baby had an exposed stoma and , after an EMT checked the baby , determined the baby needed medical attention. The baby was transported to a Yuma hospital and then flown to a Phoenix hospital for specialized care. The baby is a citizen of Costa Rica , the mother is from Venezuela , the father is Cuban and two siblings in the group are from Venezuela. The mother accompanied the infant to Phoenix while the father and two other children remained in custody in Yuma.