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Federal courthouse in Boston evacuated after bomb threat

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Posted at 3:44 PM, Apr 17, 2013
and last updated 2013-04-17 15:57:44-04

(CNN) —  The federal courthouse in Boston was cleared Wednesday afternoon, according to a CNN reporter at the scene.

Security guards asked people in the building to get out. No reason was given.

The federal courthouse in Boston was cleared Wednesday afternoon, according to a CNN reporter at the scene. Security guards asked people in the building to get out. No reason was given.

Aerial video showed a heavy police presence outside the courthouse.A law enforcement official said the courthouse was cleared because of a bomb threat.

Click here to watch LIVE coverage of this developing story on WTVR.com from WBZ in Boston.