Man in custody over suspicious Boston backpacks

The Boston Police Department has tweeted that a man is in custody after two unattended backpacks were found near the Boston Marathon finish line, a year on from the bomb attacks.

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#BPDPublicSafetyAlert: #BPD confirming a male suspect in custody in connection to the unattended backpacks found at the Finish Line.

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'Man charged' after security alert at Boston Marathon vigil

Local reporters say a man has been charged after a security alert at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, one year after a deadly bombing there. Unattended backpacks were found and destroyed by a bomb squad.