25 April 2013 7:55 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

After being misidentified as a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings in a closed captioning error, Zooey Deschanel has received a formal apology. Caption Solutions, the Kansas-based company behind the typo, "deeply" regrets the error and they "sincerely apologize," President Kala J. Patterson said in a statement, first received by the New York Post. The mistake occurred while the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings was being pursued by investigators during a manhunt on April 19. As a news anchor on Dallas-Fort Worth's Fox 4 read aloud the name of 19-year-old suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, closed captioning on screen read, "He is 19-year-old Zooey Deschanel. »

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