Wednesday, April 17, 2013

BREAKING: Boston Courthouse Evacuated 'Code Red'

BOSTON (WHDH) -- “Code Red” declared at the federal courthouse in South Boston. The courthouse was quickly evacuated.

There has been a heavy police presence at the scene for most of the afternoon. Additional units arrived after “Code Red” was declared.

An official who works in the courthouse told 7News this is a bomb threat.

BOSTON (Reuters) - Security officials on Wednesday ordered staff, media and attorneys to evacuate Boston's federal courthouse, according to a Reuters reporter on the scene.

Scores of people could be seen leaving the building. No further details were immediately available.

"Get away from the building. I can't stress this enough, people," a uniformed law enforcement official yelled at the crowd.


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