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Boston police on Twitter: 'The terror is over and justice has won'

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Boston police took to Twitter after Friday's manhunt for marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev.

When the situation began to unfold and reports started circulating of gunshots in a Watertown neighborhood Friday evening, the department's official Twitter account kept details to a minimum.

The initial Tweet said: "Heavy police presence in area of Franklin St in Watertown. Residents remain inside."

After a tense two-hour standoff, Tsarnaev was taken into custody.

"Suspect in custody. Officers sweeping the area. Stand by for further info," was posted on the Boston Police Department Twitter feed.

About 10 minutes later, the message was more boisterous.

"CAPTURED!!! The hunt is over. The search is done. The terror is over. And justice has won. Suspect in custody."

Finally, the message from officers was to remember the victims of the week's attacks.

"In our time of rejoicing, let us not forget the families of Martin Richard, Lingzi Lu, Krystle Campbell and Officer Sean Collier."

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