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Suspicious Truck Leads To Brief Evacuation Outside Fenway Park

BOSTON (CBS) – Boston police cleared out part of the area outside Fenway Park Wednesday morning because of a suspicious truck.

The yellow Penske truck parked on Van Ness Street outside the ballpark around 10 a.m.

Boston police inspected the truck on Van Ness St. after getting a call it might be suspicious. (WBZ-TV)

Boston police inspected the truck on Van Ness St. after getting a call it might be suspicious. (WBZ-TV)

A short time later, police evacuated the area, which included several television crews and media.

The back of the truck was opened and police went inside to search it.  It appeared to be filled with television equipment.

It’s not clear yet what caused the scare.

No one was hurt.

The media and TV crews were allowed to return to their locations on Van Ness Street at 10:40 a.m.

Security has been heightened around the city not just for Game 6 of the World Series Wednesday night, but also because President Obama will be in town for an address at Faneuil Hall in the afternoon.

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