Mass. police describe takedown of Boston bombers

Officer Joseph Reynolds was the first cop to lay eyes on the brothers — and the first to take fire

By Reuven Fenton and Laura Italiano
The New York Post

BOSTON — The Boston Marathon bombers were hell-bound for New York City, carrying enough firearms and bombs to kill scores of innocents — until eight small-town cops stood bravely in their way.

In an exclusive interview, the heroes of the Watertown Police Department sat down with The Post to describe their takedown of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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