FOXBORO (CBS) – Massachusetts State Police will step up security at Gillette Stadium for Thursday Night Football following a series of violent incidents across the country over the weekend.

State authorities will be monitoring the latest developments from the bombings in New York and New Jersey, as well as a Minnesota mall stabbing spree and police shootings in Philadelphia.

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State Police say they have not found any connection between the bombings suspect and Massachusetts, but are continuing to investigate databases and social media.

Ahmad Khan Rahami, a 28-year-old naturalized U.S. citizen from Afghanistan, was taken into custody Monday morning.

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“Meanwhile, the State Police will enhance security operations for this Thursday’s Patriots game at Gillette Stadium, as we did for yesterday’s game,” authorities said in a statement.

The New England Patriots are set to kick off against the Houston Texans in Foxboro for the nationally televised game on CBS at 8:25 p.m.

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Troopers will also be adding patrols at public transit stations and transportation centers in the region.