Teenager accused of lying in Boston bomb case can be released

BOSTON (REUTERS) - US prosecutors have agreed that a teenager suspected of lying to FBI agents in the Boston Marathon bombing investigation can be released under strict conditions, according to a court filing on Monday.

Prosecutors and the defence team for Robel Phillipos plan to ask US Magistrate Judge Marianne Bowler to grant the 19-year-old suspect a pre-trial release under strict conditions.