Abandoned boat found in OB; immigration authorities search for occupants

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Immigration officials found 10 life vests on a small abandoned boat near the Ocean Beach Pier on Aug. 19, triggering a search of the area for the occupants.

The panga was found 100 yards north of the pier around 5:40 a.m. with the life jackets and 40 gallons of fuel, Fox5 TV reported.

The San Diego Fire & Rescue Department notified U.S. border officials. No other information was immediately released.