BOSTON (CBS) – The Moakley Federal Courthouse was evacuated Wednesday afternoon because of a bomb threat.READ MORE: DA: Tyngsboro Police Tried To Stop Car Before Fatal Crash With Garbage Truck
WBZ-TV’s Karen Anderson was inside the courthouse when she was told to evacuate. Guards were reportedly calling the evacuation, “code red.”
Sources tell WBZ-TV a bomb threat was called into the courthouse.
A large crowd of media and civilians were gathered outside the courthouse after reports an arrest may have been made in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings.READ MORE: Bryan Purdie Held Without Bail For Alleged Home Invasion, Kidnapping In Falmouth
The State Police, FBI and Boston Police have since said no arrest has been made.
The crowd was moved about 100 yards away as police swept the courthouse.
The police presence includes Homeland Security, police vans, and Boston Police.MORE NEWS: 'ERs Bursting At The Seams': Nurses Plead For Help As Experts Predict Long Rebound From COVID
Currently, only staff is allowed in the courthouse.