CNN Retracts Earlier Claims of Bombing Arrest

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ATF Agents at the scene of two explosions at the Boston Marathon. (Charlie Abrahams/CNN iReport)


The FBI said in a statement Wednesday that no arrest has been made, “contrary to widespread reporting,” tied to this week’s Boston Marathon attack.

Earlier Wednesday morning, CNN reported they had confirmation from official sources a suspect had been arrested.

The network is now saying Boston Police and the Justice Department both deny reports that anyone was arrested.


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