On Saturday, August 10, 2019, Boston Police Officers responded to two separate incidents where small suspicious objects were found. Both items had a note attached to them stating: “Open Me.” (One in Charlestown, one on Tremont Street.)
Boston Police are investigating whether these items were placed with malicious intent. Police are advising community members to exercise caution should they discover similar objects and to call 911 immediately.
The Boston Police Department is actively reviewing the facts and circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact 911.
Community members wishing to share information anonymously can do so by calling the CrimeStoppers Tip Line at 1 (800) 494-TIPS or by texting the word ‘TIP’ to CRIME (27463). The Boston Police Department will stringently guard and protect the identities of all those who wish to help this investigation in an anonymous manner.
Universal Hub is reporting that the objects may in fact have been part of a marketing campaign.