Police: Man who dropped backpack near Boston Marathon charged with hoax, disorderly conduct

  • by: PHILIP MARCELO , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 16, 2014 - 12:05 AM

BOSTON — A man taken into custody near the Boston Marathon finish line late Tuesday, the anniversary of the deadly pressure cooker bombings, had a rice cooker in his backpack and was being charged with possession of a hoax device, police said.

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