U.S. Border Patrol reported that agents from El Centro Sector Saturday evening rescued an undocumented immigrant in distress in the desert east of Calexico.

According to a press release, El Centro Sector communications dispatch notified Calexico Station agents about 9:10 p.m. of a distress call from a man who illegally crossed the international boundary in the desert area 15 miles east of Calexico. The caller said he was lost and was having trouble breathing. Agents in the area responded to the location and found the lost 25-year-old Mexican national about 9:30 p.m.

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