Boston Police Explode Suitcase Left Near Homeland Security Truckby and
Police searching for man who was seen leaving the suitcase
Roads near area were temporarily closed, spokeswoman says
Boston police exploded a suitcase that was left near a Department of Homeland Security truck parked in the waterfront area, near the city’s financial district.
The suitcase was detonated around noon on Atlantic Avenue, said Myeshia Henderson, a police spokeswoman, in a telephone interview. Roads near the site were temporarily closed, she said.
Police have an image of a man seen leaving the suitcase and are trying to track him down, Police Commissioner William Evans said in comments reported by WCVB-TV.