A reporter from 7News in Boston has said a man has been charged in relation to leaving an unattended backpack at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
Jennifer Eagan also said the man told police he had a rice cooker in his backpack.
Charges man with backpack at finish line will face: Possession of hoax device, Disorderly conduct, Disturbing the peace
BPD: With the marathon coming we are taking this seriously.
Man told police he had a rice cooker in the backpack.
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