- — Boston Police Dept. (@Boston_Police)Fri, Apr 19 2013 16:44:56#CommunityAlert: Chief Ed Deveau thanks Watertown residents for their exceptional patience & cooperation.
- City and state police went door to door in Watertown, looking for the suspect.
- — Rachel Bruce (@RaediantPhoenix)Fri, Apr 19 2013 17:21:33For the record: SWAT asked me if I WANTED them to search my home. Did not force me, didn't come inside. Not searching illegally. #watertown
- — Deval Patrick (@MassGovernor)Fri, Apr 19 2013 16:42:10The stay indoors request stays in place due to continuing developments. Only allow uniformed, identified, officers into your home.
- — feyza burak adli (@feyzaburak)Fri, Apr 19 2013 15:25:24We may be under enormous stress and losing our patience but I really appreciate the endless efforts of the security forces since midnight
- — Anonymous (@YourAnonNews)Fri, Apr 19 2013 13:14:51#Watertown: Don't tweet names of streets or live tweet police actions. Suspect may have mobile access and definitely has explosives.
- Some Watertown residents said they were evacuated from their homes as a precaution.
- This Watertown resident took shelter in a basement.
- This resident posted pictures of two police snipers on the roof of a shed.
- The mayhem started before midnight and continued through the early morning. This resident heard a police shootout on the street outside his house.
- — Seth Mnookin (@sethmnookin)Fri, Apr 19 2013 05:14:07At least 30 police cars, maybe more, on residential street in Watertown. Police have guns drawn, trying to set up perimeter.
Tweets from the Boston manhunt
Twitter lit up Friday morning with dramatic reports from confused and terrified residents of suburban Boston, where a massive manhunt was underway for a suspect in Monday's Boston Marathon bombings. Here are some highlights (statements expressed in these tweets could not be immediately verified.
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