NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The sister of Boston Marathon bombing suspects Dzkokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev was in police custody Wednesday, on allegations that she issued a bomb threat.
Ailiana Tsarnaeva, 24, of North Bergen, New Jersey, was taken to 30th Precinct police station in West Harlem, on charges that she called a 23-year-old woman at her home in Upper Manhattan on Monday and made a bomb threat, police told CBS 2.READ MORE: Got An Ant Problem? Expert Explains Reasons For Recent Surge And Offers Prevention Tips
Sources told CBS 2 Tsarnaeva was accused of saying: “I know people who can put a bomb on you.”
Tsarnaeva was arrested around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, police said. She has been charged with aggravated harassment.