Update: Both bags were detonated by the bomb squad. One of the bags contained a rice cooker filled with confetti and the other had photo equipment.
He was charged with possession of a hoax device, disorderly conduct, and disturbing the peace.
This guy is the worst In this video you can see he is dressed in all black carrying a large backpack yelling 'Boston Strong' walking near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
This is allegedly the man...
The man was arrested after two unattended backpacks were found near the finish line. More at NECN.com
Bomb squad on scene after large black bag left near Boston Marathon finish line: pic.twitter.com/Q6Hl6PgaQG— ABC News (@ABC) April 15, 2014
Man in custody after throwing backpacks along street near site of Boston marathon finish line http://t.co/mR8lFedfHN— NBC News (@NBCNews) April 16, 2014