Is This the Hat Worn by Boston Bombing Suspect #1?

If so, it’s a Bridgestone golf cap.


One of the suspects’ hats may be this Bridgestone Golf hat:

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Here’s a second side-by-side of the back of the Bridgestone cap and a photo that Reddit user streetsim says he or she took at the marathon (text is also visible on the back of Suspect 1’s hat in the video the FBI released):

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Right-side image by Reddit user streetsim

See the rest of the photos the FBI released of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects here.

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