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Officers from Cape Ann answered the call in Watertown

During Friday’s hunt for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in Watertown, members of the Cape Ann Regional Response Team, which includes officers from the Ipswich, Essex, Manchester, and Rockport police departments, answered a call for mutual aid fromState Police. They helped search and clear 137 houses in what was called “the hot zone,” according to Ipswich Chief Paul Nikas.

When Tsarnaev was discovered hiding in a boat on Franklin Street in Watertown, the Cape Ann team provided perimeter security until the suspect was taken into custody at 8:40 p.m.

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