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State Police: Suspect abandoned car  and is believed to have fled on foot.
@BostonGlobe via HootSuite

8:00 AM PT: NBC's Kerry Sanders has been repeatedly pushed back from his positions, which makes it sound as though police are expanding a perimeter, but it's really not clear exactly what's happening.

8:03 AM PT: Grain of salt time: CNN reporting the activity may be related to police surrounding an associate of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the Boston Marathon bombing suspect.


8:08 AM PT:
At UMass-Dartmouth RT @Will_Richmond: Men in tactical gear have ordered a person to his knees at gun point http://t.co/...

@dbernstein via web
8:11 AM PT:
Police scanner feeds have been silenced. #bostonmarathon

@climatebrad via TweetDeck
8:12 AM PT:
The Boston Police has just warned Twitter its overzealous citizen journalism is compromising their efforts and their safety.

@mm via web

8:13 AM PT: WBZ broadcasting image of police breaking into a red car in Cambridge, but say it's unclear if there's anything of interest in the car, or if police are just trying to clear the streets.

8:28 AM PT: Mass. state police spokesperson sys what whoever was detained by authorities was not the primary suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.


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