Police detonate suspicious bags near Boston Marathon finish line
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 00:35
April 16 - Two bags were detonated by a bomb squad after they were left on Boylston Street near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Vanessa Johnston reports.
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Police inspected two suspicious looking backpacks left near the finish line of the Boston Marathon Tuesday night.
Boylston Street was evacuated, and both bags were detonated by the bomb squad.
The incident occurred after the city marked the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing, which killed three people and injured 264.
Boston Police say the bags were detonated as a precaution.
One man has been taken into custody.
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