Editor’s Note: In the interest of waiting for the whole story and statements, we will not be adding any information to this post until the 5 p.m. news conference.
As of 2:33 p.m., the Boston Police Department tweeted no arrest has been made.
Previously, media reports were conflicting widely.
CNN, AP and WCVB in Boston claiming arrest has been made.
AP Story is being updated:
A law enforcement official briefed on the investigation says a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings is about to be arrested.
The official spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Wednesday. The official was not authorized to divulge details of the investigation.
The official says the suspect is to be taken into custody by federal marshals and taken to a Boston courthouse.
NBC’s report is conflicting:
CNN walking back the report as Reuters indicates no arrests made.