Teenager accused of lying in Boston bomb case can be released

BOSTON (Reuters) - U.S. 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 defense team for Robel Phillipos plan to ask U.S. Magistrate Judge Marianne Bowler to grant the 19-year-old suspect a pretrial release under strict conditions.

(Reporting by Tim McLaughlin; Editing by Eric Beech)