7 detained after panga boat washes ashore in Laguna Beach

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Photo credit: Launga Beach Police Dept.

Seven people were detained when a panga boat landed Thursday morning on the shore of Launga Beach, authorities said.

The boat was found around 7 a.m. near West Street Beach, according to the Laguna Beach Police Department. Police officers, lifeguards and U.S. Border Patrol agents responded.

Video from the Laguna Police Department showed a group of people running from the boat.

Police said they were still searching for others and investigating if nearby vehicles were waiting to pick up the boat passengers.

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