Fox News, the Boston Globe and other outlets are reporting that law enforcement officials have taken three people, two men and a woman, in for questioning in New Bedford, Mass. as part of the investigation into the Boston Marathon terrorist attack.
A federal search warrant was reported served at the Rockdale West House Complex, an apartment often used for rentals to students who attend the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth. They are not currently considered "suspects" and are not under arrest, Fox News reports.
BREAKING NEWS: Three people taken into custody in New Bedford as part of Boston Marathon terror bombing investigation.
The Boston Globe
"WBSH-AM, a New Bedford station, and Fox News report that local and state police and FBI agents searched suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm room at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. That led them to an apartment complex in New Bedford's West End, where they took two men and one woman into custody for questioning," Business Insider notes.
Reuters' Edith Honan reported that police were acting "on the assumption there is an affiliation" with Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Two men and 1 woman being questioned in New Bedford, Mass on the assumption there is an affiliation with suspect 2" -local police