Police Question Man With Umbrella at Burlington Mall

*Noon update: Scene has been given the all-clear. The alleged suspect told police he was the man in question and he was indeed carrying an umbrella, not a rifle.

(NECN: Julie Loncich, Burlington, Mass.) - The Burlington Mall in Massachusetts has been evacuated after reports of a man with a rifle.

Police have questioned a man who was carrying an umbrella. This man could be the alleged suspect that authorities were looking for. The umbrella may have been mistaken for a rifle.

State police were searching mall property and surrounding areas, including grounds near a hospital, the Lahey Clinic.

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