Street Evacuated as Two Backpacks Discovered Near Boston Marathon Finish Line

Street Evacuated as Two Backpacks Discovered Near Boston Marathon Finish Line

BOSTON (CBS)–The area near the finish line of the Boston Marathon was evacuated Tuesday night after two unattended backpacks were left at the finish line.

One of the bags is near the photo bridge on Boylston Street. The street was shut down between Fairfield and Dartmouth streets.

WBZ-TV photographers on scene say they saw a person with the backpack screaming “Boston Strong” before police cleared everyone from the area.

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