Suspicious backpacks discovered near Boston Marathon finish line

By: WCVB Boston
April 15, 2014 Updated: April 15, 2014 at 6:33 pm
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John Atwater, WCVB

BOSTON —The Boston Police Department evacuated the area around the finish line of the Boston Marathon Tuesday night after the discovery of two suspicious backpacks, WCVB reported.

Boston police said one man was in custody in connection to the incident.

The bomb squad was also investigating the bags at the scene in the area of Boylston Street and Exeter Street.

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