Bomb Squad investigating packages near Boston Marathon finish line

Published 04/15 2014 06:43PM

Updated 04/15 2014 08:05PM

UPDATE 8:08
Police have detonated two packages near the Boston Marathon Finish Line.  No injuries.

UPDATE 7:26
Boston Police confirm a male suspect in custody in connection to the two suspicious packages left at the Marathon Finish Line.

Police have extended the police line out farther from where s... on Twitpic

UPDATE 7:00
Video of bomb squad investigating package



ORIGINAL STORY:

BOSTON (WHDH)
- Police in Boston have cleared out the area around the Boston Marathon finish line after a barefoot man allegedly ran down the street with a large backpack.

According to 7News reporters at the scene the man was removed from the area by police.

Two unattended backpacks were the cause of concern after the man was reportedly taken into custody.

Reporters at the scene say the man was wearing a large veil over his head and no shoes yelling "Boston Strong."

The MBTA Green Line is passing by the Copley stop while police investigate the backpacks.


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