Three suspects arrested in connection to Boston bombing: police

Matthew Coutts
Catherine Herridge reports from Washington, D.C.

Three people have been taken into custody in connection to the Boston bombing, police said on Wednesday.

Boston Police announced via Twitter that three suspects are being detained by authorities. More details are expected to follow.

The Boston Globe reports that the three suspects are college students and cites a Boston police source as saying the trio has been arrested by federal authorities.

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The arrests come two weeks after two bombs were detonated at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring scores more.

Days later, suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev led police on a car chase through city streets days later. Elder brother Tamerlan was killed following a gunfight with authorities and Dzhokhar was taken into custody.