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Boy found in desert reunited with mother at bridge
By: Jamel Valencia
EL PASO, Texas - The Mexican Consulate in El Paso announced the reunion of a mother and her son who was found wandering in Sunland Park over the weekend.
Ruben was reunited with his mother at about 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Santa Fe International Bridge.
A Border Patrol agent discovered the 2-year-old boy Saturday night in a desert area in Sunland Park. The toddler was found with a man. Officials said the man fled from them, heading into Mexico while leaving the child behind.
Maria del Carmen held her son as multiple journalists gathered around them.
Mexican Consulate officials say the toddler's name is Ruben Isdael.