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Reports: Authorities believe they have ID’d suspect in Boston bombings

Posted at 1:10 PM, Apr 17, 2013
and last updated 2013-04-17 13:54:21-04

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

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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 told CNN’s John King.

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 King.

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