Photos of Boston bombing suspects, search spreading on social media

Published: Friday, April 19 2013 9:55 a.m. MDT

As the search for Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev continues, information about him, including photos of him and his brother, is quickly circulating on social media platforms.

With his brother, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, dead the search continues and both law enforcement agencies and concerned citizens are taking to Twitter, Flickr, Facebook and other social networks to spread photos that may help someone recognize and provide information to the FBI about the location of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

In addition to photos of the suspects released by the FBI and Boston law enforcement agencies, citizens also are uploading photos of the ongoing search for for the suspect. Some of the most striking photographs show SWAT teams in backyards going from house to house as part of their thorough search.

The Boston Police Department tweeted earlier today, "WARNING: Do not compromise officer safety by broadcasting tactical positions of homes being searched."

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