X-Ray Scan Uncovers Boy Smuggled in a Suitcase, Spanish Authorities Say

See why he was stuffed in the bag.

A police spokesman said the boy was scared when they opened the suitcase but had not been harmed.

Less than two hours after finding the boy, police located his father who had been living in the Canary Islands.

Spanish newspaper, El Pais, reported that the woman had been paid by the father to carry the suitcase, but she was not related to him.

Despite building a 20-foot high fence, Spain has been struggling in recent years with the influx of immigrants in Ceuta, and another enclave called Melilla.

According to official statistics, over 4,300 people entered the two enclaves irregularly in 2013, compared with 2,804 in 2012.