Bomb Threat Sends Police To Boston’s South Station Transportation Hub

Shootings In Cambridge, Watertown Draw Massive Police Response

Police are seen standing outside of South Station on April 19, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. South Station was shut down and heavily guarded with police in response to the early morning shootings in Cambridge and Watertown, Massachusetts. After a car chase and shoot out with police, one suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, was shot and killed by police early morning April 19, and a manhunt is underway for his brother and second suspect, 19-year-old suspect Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev. The two men, reportedly Chechen origin, are suspects in the bombings at the Boston Marathon on April 15, that killed three people and wounded at least 170. (Credit: Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images)

BOSTON (CBSNewYork) — Police in Boston responded Saturday to a bomb threat at the South Station transportation center Saturday, the day after the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect was captured.

Boston Police tweeted late Saturday morning that the bomb squad was responding to a bomb threat at the South Station transportation hub, which serves Amtrak, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, and Boston Red Line subway trains, as well as bus service in a separate building.

Police cleared the building soon afterward. There were no reports of any bomb or danger.

The manhunt for Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev brought police to South Station Friday, and also shut down Amtrak service to the city.

Tsarnaev was captured Friday night. His older brother, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, was killed in a shootout with police the night before.

They are accused of the bombings that killed three people and injured 176 in the Boston Marathon Monday, as well as a deadly shooting Thursday night that killed an MIT police officer.

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