At the first public Congressional hearing on the terrorist attack at the Boston Marathon, the New York Times reports, Boston’s police chief said the F.B.I. did not tell the Boston police about a 2011 Russian warning about Tamerlan Tsarnaev, one of the two brothers accused in the bombing.
Police Commissioner Edward Davis said they did not know about the Russian tip or the FBI’s inquiry into the matter, which involved an interview with Mr. Tsarnaev and his parents.
He added that had his department known about the Russian tip, “we would certainly look at the individual.â€
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