(CNSNews.com) -- Three illegal aliens with criminals records involving sex offenses against children were arrested in three separate incidents in Texas, reported the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency (CBP).
The agency said that on tuesday, Oct. 9, its officers in McAllen, Texas "arrested a Mexican national after he illegally entered the United States near Mission, Texas." During his processing, a records showed that the alien had been arrested previously for "indecency with a child" and had served a three-year prison sentence.
Also on Tuesday, Fort Brown CBP agents arrested a Mexican national near Brownsville, Texas. A records check showed the Mexican had been arrested in Greer, South Carolina, "for sexual conduct with a minor," and had served a 12-year prison sentence.
On Wednesday, Oct. 10, CBP agents arrested a Salvadoran national near a border checkpoint. The Salvadoran had previously been arrested in Dallas for "aggravated sexual assault of a child," said the CBP.
"The public is encouraged to take a stand against crime in their communities and to help save lives by reporting suspicious activity at 800-863-9382," said the CBP in its press release.