Video shows 3-year-old girl falling from ladder on 16-foot border wall

By Sarah Lynch Baldwin

/ CBS News

Chris Christie on Trump's border wall

U.S. Customs and Border Protection released video the agency says shows a 3-year-old girl falling from a ladder at the U.S.-Mexico border. The girl was traveling with a group of people from Guatemala who were crossing "an outdated section of 16-foot border wall" on Sunday, CBP said.

Border Patrol agents aided the girl, who had minor injuries, and apprehended 49 people who crossed illegally, CBP said.

YumaSector #USBP agents apprehended 49 individuals from Guatemala who illegally crossed an outdated section of 16-foot border wall yesterday. During the incident, a 3-year-old girl fell off the smugglers’ ladder. Agents rendered aid to the child who sustained minor injuries. pic.twitter.com/OHoCYEkmSR

— CBP Arizona (@CBPArizona) January 28, 2019

The video shows two other people crossing and descending the border barrier after the girl falls. They then join a group of people on the ground.

The end of the clip shows two people on the other side of the barrier, appearing to be running away while carrying a ladder.

The incident took place in southwest Arizona several miles east of the San Luis commercial border crossing, which is located near California at the Mexico border, The Arizona Republic reported. The location is not far from another incident that took place earlier this month: a large group of Central Americans — most them from Guatemala — dug under a barrier to cross the border.

Authorities said they arrested 376 people in that case.

First published on January 29, 2019

© 2019 CBS Interactive Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Video shows 3-year-old girl falling from 16-foot border wall

The girl was traveling with a group of people from Guatemala, CBP said

updated 4M ago

Roger Stone appears in federal court

The president's longtime associate is appearing for his arraignment in federal court

updated 10M ago

40% of Americans only one paycheck away from poverty

Many otherwise middle-class people are "liquid-asset poor," meaning they can't withstand even a brief financial shock

updated 12M ago

Free "Black Panther" screenings for Black History Month

Disney said the film will be shown at 250 participating AMC locations nationwide the first week in February

updated 19M ago

Comedian ordered off bus and detained by Border Patrol agents

"To be honest, I have never felt as terrible as I did today," the comedian tweeted. "I have never imagined that I would have to go through this."

updated 40M ago

Roger Stone appears in federal court

The president's longtime associate is appearing for his arraignment in federal court

updated 10M ago

Intelligence chiefs provide updates on worldwide threats — live updates

FBI's Chris Wray and DNI Dan Coats are testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee

updated 9M ago

Jeff Flake: "I will not be a candidate" in 2020

The former Republican senator who emerged as an outspoken Trump critic is joining CBS News as a contributor

updated 43M ago

Howard Schultz on a 2020 run: "I think I can beat the system"

Democrats and other critics of President Trump are urging the former Starbucks chairman and CEO to reconsider his potential plans for 2020

1H ago

"5,000 troops to Colombia"? Nation responds to Bolton's note

Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes said Colombia does not know the "importance and reason" for Bolton's note

2H ago

Video shows 3-year-old girl falling from 16-foot border wall

The girl was traveling with a group of people from Guatemala, CBP said

updated 4M ago

Deaths mount as arrests sought over Brazil dam collapse

Police issue 5 warrants, reportedly for employees of mining giant Vale which owns the dam that failed, killing at least 65 people

1H ago

"5,000 troops to Colombia"? Nation responds to Bolton's note

Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes said Colombia does not know the "importance and reason" for Bolton's note

2H ago

Deaths mount as U.S. ups pressure on Venezuela's Maduro

United Nations says 40 people have been killed and hundreds more arrested as U.S. tightens financial noose on embattled president

2H ago

Pakistani court ends Christian woman's legal nightmare

Aasia Bibi had been on death row for insulting Islam, and even after acquittal she was force to live in hiding; now she is free to leave the country

4H ago

Free "Black Panther" screenings for Black History Month

Disney said the film will be shown at 250 participating AMC locations nationwide the first week in February

updated 19M ago

"This Is Us" star sells Girl Scout cookies at SAG Awards

The 11-year-old earned a Screen Actors Guild Award – and a badge, too

17H ago

How to watch the 2019 Super Bowl

The New England Patriots will face the Los Angeles Rams in Atlanta in Super Bowl LIII — here's everything you need to know

7H ago

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga sing "Shallow" in surprise performance

"So, I'm gonna be a little chance-y … Yo Bradley, you wanna come up and do this one?" Gaga asked during her "Enigma" performance Saturday night at Park MGM resort

Jan 28

XXXTentacion's son born 7 months after rapper's death in Florida

Rapper's girlfriend Jenesis Sanchez gave birth Saturday to baby boy Gekyume Onfroy

Jan 27

Polar vortex's possible boost from global warming

Some scientists think the natural phenomenon bringing brutally cold weather to much of the nation has an unlikely helper

1H ago

Apple FaceTime bug turns your iPhone into hot mic

Apple spokesperson said, "We're aware of this issue and we have identified a fix that will be released in a software update later this week"

7H ago

Apple, Facebook and other tech giants face critical week

High-tech industry in the spotlight this week as investors look for signs that growth is holding up

19H ago

Meet the man behind a third of what's on Wikipedia

Steven Pruitt has made nearly 3 million edits on Wikipedia and written 35,000 original articles — all for free

Jan 27

Amazon facial technology shows bias, researchers say

Facial-detection technology that Amazon markets to law enforcement often misidentifies women, particularly those with darker skin, according to new research

Jan 25

Growing measles outbreak in Washington spreading fear among parents

Washington state has declared a public health emergency, with more than 50 places confirmed as a "public exposure location"

2H ago

Lowering blood pressure could cut risk of memory issues, study finds

The study looked at the effect of more intensive blood pressure control and risk of developing mild cognitive impairment

15H ago

Possible listeria contamination sparks fruit recall

Thousands of pieces of fruit recalled in 18 states because they may be contaminated with harmful bacteria listeria

20H ago

Vaping among teens, kids "threatens five decades" of gains, experts say

American Academy of Pediatrics says 20% of high school students, 5% of middle school students use e-cigarettes, call for more federal regulation

Jan 28

Their twins' medical costs top $1 million. Can GoFundMe help?

Some 250,000 GoFundMe campaigns have been set up to raise money for people facing steep health care costs

18H ago

40% of Americans only one paycheck away from poverty

Many otherwise middle-class people are "liquid-asset poor," meaning they can't withstand even a brief financial shock

updated 12M ago

Women-centric workspaces are on the rise

Many predate the #MeToo movement, but this "safe space" trend is now gaining strength nationwide

1H ago

U.S.-China trade talks could be complicated by Huawei charges

Criminal charges against the Chinese tech giant may muddy trade talks intended to defuse the trade war

2H ago

Laid off? You may not get paid for unused time off

As workers who just lost their jobs at BuzzFeed learned, whether you get paid depends on what state you live in

1H ago

Wildfire-scorched PG&E files for bankruptcy

California's biggest utility's faces up to $30 billion in liability for recent wildfires thought to have been caused by its equipment

5H ago

Cop charged in Russian roulette death appears injured in mugshot

Nathaniel Hendren is in custody three days after he was charged with involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of Katlyn Alix

3H ago

Passenger stabs, kills pregnant Lyft driver in Tempe, Ariz.

Police arrested suspect some 133 miles away after, they say, he stole her SUV, which they think was the motive for the attack

1H ago

Will El Chapo testify in his own defense?

Defense attorneys have raised the possibility of calling "El Chapo" as a witness

18H ago

Wild road rage incident caught on camera

The man on the hood is grateful a fellow driver with a gun finally helped stop the SUV

Jan 28

Moving company accused of holding customers' belongings hostage

Florida attorney general has filed suit against companies that use deceptive practices, hold customers' belongings hostage

Jan 28