Two Honduran men are in federal custody. They're accused of violently assaulting a Border Patrol agent. The FBI is handling the investigation.

A criminal complaint filed in the case states the agent encountered the two suspected illegal immigrants Monday afternoon in Starr County. According to investigators, Nelson Chavarria-Ramos repeatedly punched the agent in the face, while Marco Avelar-Gomez, held down the agent's legs. The agent managed to arrest the two.