Possible migrant boat washes ashore Key Biscayne

Boat spotted by Local 10 News viewer at 7:15 a.m.

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. - A suspected migrant boat came ashore Key Biscayne Tuesday morning.

A Local 10 viewer tells us she first saw the boat around 7:15 a.m. Tuesday, but didn't see any possible migrants nearby.

"I was walking with my friend Barbara and she said, 'Come on, come on over, hurry up,' so there it was," Maria Cevallos said.

Sky 10 was able to get close-up shots of the boat, which shows tarps wrapping the boat with an engine at its center.

Coast Guard officials said they could not find any migrants in the area.

"It was not a big boat," Cevallos said. "I would say maybe 22 feet and not much space for a lot of people to sit. It was really amazing to see it."

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