Panga boat washes ashore in Laguna Beach; 4 people detained

- A panga boat was found ashore in the Crystal Cove State Park area in Laguna Beach Tuesday morning, and four people have been detained for questioning, according to Laguna Beach police.

It's the second panga boat that has washed ashore in this area in the past two weeks.

Authorities believe the boat came from Mexico carrying about a dozen migrants, four of whom have been taken into custody.

A helicopter and a drone with infrared were used to try and find up to eight additional people.

El Morro Elementary School was placed on lockdown as a precaution while the investigation is conducted.

 

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