Boston Marathon Suspect Close to Being Identified, Official Says

Official tell ABC News that an arrest in the case is imminent.
2:00 | 04/17/13

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Transcript for Boston Marathon Suspect Close to Being Identified, Official Says
This isn't the NBC news. At the Boston there. Good afternoon I'm George Stephanopoulos in New York were coming on the air right now because ABC news has learned that an arrest may be imminent. In the Boston Marathon bombings those two bombings on Monday afternoon. 2:50 PM that have killed three people wounded close to 200 ABC's chief investigative correspondent Brian Ross is with me right now. From Boston and by -- taken Brian that surveillance video taken by cameras at the Lord & Taylor store. On Boylston street may have captured. This subject. That seems to be the -- Georgia according to two Massachusetts officials. They are close to or have identified a suspect at least one suspect in this case. Our ABC affiliate here is reporting that an arrest has been made at least one arrest has been made an ABC news has not been able to confirm that that we are able to say that. According to authorities here they now believe they have identified a suspect in that terror bombing. And we know Brian this toys have been calling for this video been calling on citizens descended. Video of any thing they might have seen in that area that -- we knew there -- surveillance video in the area as well it may have actually -- to something we also know. That mayor Thomas Menino of Boston has come out publicly and suggested the investigation has made significant progress. Absolutely and that of course of one of the most widely photographed event is not the most widely photographed event. In Boston every year and thousands tons of videos came in according to FBI agents and they have been going over them frame by frame. Trying to figure out where -- certain devices that appear to be the bombs when -- they first show up and that is how they backtracked and at this point and according to authorities they now are very close to -- solving this case. So once again a suspect has been identified an arrest may be in the imminent. -- continue to monitor this all afternoon long come back as soon as we have more news Brian Ross thanks very much to go back to regular program.

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