#BREAKING @Boston_Police: Three additional suspects taken into custody in Boston Marathon bombing case. Details to follow.
The Boston Globe reports the three people arrested are connected to Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. They are reportedly college students. They allegedly helped him after the bombing, the Globe reports. They are all students at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, where he was a student.
The Boston Police Department tweeted that there is no threat to the public at this time.
There is heavy police presence outside the Moakley federal court in Boston. @LiamWCVB
Law enforcement sources told @ReutersUS that the third person in custody is an American citizen.
Authorities investigating if classmates threw away some kind of knapsack at request of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tsarnaev #breaking
— Reuters US News (@ReutersUS) May 1, 2013
Pete Williams: Suspects arrested in connection w/ Boston bombing investigation will be charged w/ lying to investigators – @nbcnightlynews
The suspects are the two Kazakh men who were detained on an immigration violation. They drove the BMW with the vanity plate Terrorista #1.
Here’s the actual tweet from the Boston Police Department:
Three additional suspects taken into custody in Marathon bombing case. Details to follow.
— Boston Police Dept. (@Boston_Police) May 1, 2013