FBI and Boston Police: No arrest in bombings

Terrorism | Leigh Jones

FBI and Boston Police: No arrest in bombings

The remains of a pressure cooker used in the bombings.
Associated Press/FBI

UPDATE (2:57 p.m.): Contrary to earlier reports, the FBI and the Boston Police Department have issued statements saying that there have been no arrests in Boston Marathon bombings.

EARLIER REPORT: The FBI reportedly has arrested a suspect in the twin bombings at Monday’s Boston Marathon.

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Although they have yet to name the suspect, law enforcement officials say they made an identification using two videos shot near the scene of explosions. One video came from a department store. A Boston television station provided the other.

The suspect could appear in court as early as this afternoon.

A law enforcement official who spoke to media outlets on condition of anonymity said federal marshals took the suspect into custody this afternoon and brought him to a Boston courthouse.

Officials have scheduled a news conference for later today.

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