Boston PD says no arrest made in Boston Marathon bombings

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 11:12am

There is conflicting information as to whether someone has been arrested in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings.

A federal law enforcement source told CNN's Fran Townsend that someone was arrested. But two senior administration officials and another federal official then told Townsend that there had been a misunderstanding among officials and that no one has been arrested.

Two Justice Department officials also told CNN's Joe Johns that there has been no arrest, and that authorities were looking into where the earlier confusion came fromauthorities were looking into where the earlier confusion came from.

KMSS will release more information as it becomes available.

Investigators believe they have identified a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, a source who has been briefed on the investigation told CNN.

The possible breakthrough came from an analysis of video from a Lord and Taylor department store near the site of the second blast, and video from a Boston TV station helped as well, the official said.

Authorities have a clear image of someone placing the kind of package authorities are looking for, including clear identification of the possible suspect's face, the source told CNN.




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