Man Held In Boston Marathon Hoax
BOSTON (AP) — Police in Boston have not released the identity of a man accused in a bombing hoax near the Boston Marathon finish line.
Hours after Tuesday’s commemoration of the one-year anniversary of the twin bombings that killed three people and wounded dozens of others, police say an officer stopped a man acting suspiciously near the race finish line.
He allegedly told the officer that a rice cooker was in his backpack.
As a precaution, authorities blew up the backpack and another one found nearby.