[UPDATE] Video footage of the man who allegedly dropped a backpack at te Boston Marathon finish line earlier this evening.
Video Footage: Jennifer Eagan
[UPDATE] - Tuesday, April 15, 2014 @ 9:20pm
WCVB.COM is reporting that the Boston Bomb Squad has successfully destroyed the mysterious backpack left behind at the Boston Marathon finish line on Boylston Street in Boston earlier today.
[UPDATE] - Tuesday, April 15, 2014 @ 9:06PM
NECN Exclusive Photo of the Man in Custody by the Boston Police Department
[BREAKING NEWS] – Tuesday, April 15, 2014 @ 8:08PM
BOSTON POLICE are reporting that two suspicious backpacks were dropped on Boylston Street at the Boston Marathon finish line Tuesday evening.
According to Emergency officials, at least one person was in custody at the Boston Public Library and the Boston Bomb Squad was at the scene investigating the bags. Another witness said the man who dropped the backpack (in the area of Exeter & Boylston streets) was wearing a veil and had some ‘make-up’ on his face. Boston Police has closed the area and evacuated all civilians as a result of the incident. The MBTA Green Line trains are NOT stopping at Copley Station until the investigation has been concluded.
KISS108.COM social media correspondent, Carly Thurlow, is on the scene and took these photos.