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Chicago Police To Send Six Officers To Boston

Surveillance image of the two suspects in the bombings at the 2013 Boston Marathon. (Credit: FBI)

Surveillance image of the two suspects in the bombings at the 2013 Boston Marathon. (Credit: FBI)

CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago Police are sending six officers to Boston to help with the marathon bombing investigation.

Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis requested the assistance.

Chicago Police will send one sergeant and five detectives to the area Friday to help in the investigation, according to a news release.

“I spoke with Boston police Commissioner Ed Davis earlier this morning and reiterated our offer of assistance and resources as Boston deals with unique challenges to solve a despicable crime,” Supt. Garry McCarthy said in a statement.

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