Tucson PD refuses help to CBP pursuing violent criminal alien who attacked agent

Tucson PD refuses help to CBP pursuing violent criminal alien who attacked agent

[Ed. – This one is unjustifiable on any score.  Man with violent criminal history attacks BP agent, escapes into Tucson, and Tucson PD has something better to do than help bring him down? What are the citizens of Tucson, chopped liver?]

Border Patrol agents apprehended a Honduran national with a prior criminal history near the Nogales Station in southern Arizona on Friday. During the arrest, the Honduran violently assaulted the agent and attempted to flee the scene. The man was apprehended only after reaching a state of exhaustion…

Agents took the man to a hospital in Tucson for evaluation and treatment. During his medical treatment, the illegal alien managed to escape…

As agents began a search for the escapee, immigration protesters arrived on the scene. The protesters reportedly blocked a Border Patrol supervisor’s vehicle. The agents were forced to move to a Tucson Police Department (TPD) parking lot to set up an incident command center. At first, TPD officials cooperated with the search and use of their facility.

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“One of our agents informed me that a TPD ‘management-level supervisor’ advised the agents that his department could not continue with assisting the Border Patrol,” the local union president stated. “He said they were ‘busy with local issues.’” …

The agents were then asked to pack up the incident command center and leave the property.

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