Berlin Christmas market that was attacked in 2016 evacuated

  • Police officers secure the evacuated Christmas market at the Breitscheidplatz in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019 after a suspicious object was found at the Christmas market. (Gregor Fischer/dpa via AP)

  • Police cordon off the area of Berlin Christmas Market at the Gedachtniskirche, in Berlin, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019. (Gregor Fischer/dpa via AP)

BERLIN — Police on Saturday evacuated a Christmas market in Berlin that was targeted in a deadly attack three years ago in what turned out to be a false alarm involving an apparent case of mistaken identity.