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BREWSTER COUNTY - Three Ukrainians are behind bars in Brewster County after sneaking into the country.
According to the Brewster County Sheriff's Office Facebook page, a rancher told deputies three men walked up to his house and asked to use his phone.
The rancher said the men posed as lost hikers and tourists.
After using the phone, the man offered to call the sheriff's office.
That's when the three took off.
Deputies spotted the men a short time later and took them into custody.
Officials say it appears the three were in Mexico and had crossed the border.