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Friday, April 19, 2013

All Clear on Stopped Boston to NY Train

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UPDATE Police searched and cleared a Boston to New York Amtrak Acela train stopped near East Norwalk today after a passenger alerted authorities that the wanted Boston bombing suspect might be aboard, police said.

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Police converge on the East Norwalk railroad station today where a Boston to New York train was stopped. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) News 12 Cablevision photo

A police broadcast at about 8:20 a.m. said the train, first said to be stopped somewhere between Westport and Norwalk, was possibly carrying the wanted Boston bombing suspect, identified as Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, 19. The alert came from a passenger, according to police.

Norwalk and MTA police searched the train near the East Norwalk train station close to Fort Point St. but found no one, Norwalk police said. Later, police also searched a train in Darien, also with no suspect found, according to police.

Extra police units were dispatched to the Westport station when the initial report came in. They staged there ready to assist Norwalk and MTA police. Meanwhile, a Metro-North train was stranded in Westport while police put a “hold” on all train travel.

The train searched in East Norwalk reportedly had left Boston at about 5 a.m. as an intense manhunt was under way for the suspect in the Boston area.

The police activity brought service on the New Haven Line to a standstill. Metro-North said travelers in the area were experiencing delays of up to 45 minutes.

At 10:45 a.m., Metro-North said service was on or close to schedule.

Posted 04/19 at 12:35 PM

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