Border agent’s radio blocks knife during attack near Three Points


THREE POINTS, AZ (Tucson News Now) –
An undocumented migrant assaulted and tried to stab a Border Patrol agent on Tuesday night, Jan. 24 near Three Points, AZ.

According to a news release from the Customs and Border Protection, the agent made contact with the migrant after he was spotted fleeing from a group of about 10 migrants walking in the desert. During a struggle, the subject pulled a knife and tried to stab the agent, but the knife struck the agent’s radio, which was attached to his body armor.