Emergency Over In West End
UPDATE | Police have revoked an emergency declaration under the Public Safety Preservation Act (PSPA) in relation to a suspicious device located in Hyde Park on Monday.
The device was located in a business car park on Woolcock Street at 10:35am.
An emergency declaration was made at 12.40pm and specialist police assessed the device before conducting a controlled detonation of the item.
The emergency declaration was revoked at 2:50pm.
Investigations are continuing.
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EARLIER | Police have made an emergency declaration under the Public Safety Preservation Act (PSPA) in relation to a suspicious device located in Hyde Park on Monday.
A declaration was made at 12.40pm and specialist police are currently assessing the device.
It was located in a business car park on Woolcock Street at 10:35am.
The PSPA encompasses Woolcock Street between Kings Road and Church Street.
Members of the public are advised to avoid the area.
EARLIER | Woolcock Steet in West End is closed on Monday after a suspicious device was discovered.
7 News Townsville said the object was found at the Hyde Park Centre at around 10:35AM.
Police have confirmed that Woolcock Street is closed at both ends and a 100 metre exclusion zone has been set up.
West End: Police have blocked off Woolcock Steet from both ends as they investigate a suspicious device. Please avoid the area. https://t.co/4gXHyzSz5B@7NewsTownsville @7NewsBrisbane #7NEWS #Townsville pic.twitter.com/ByJYM4bW4Z— Josh Martin (@JWMartin07) June 10, 2019
Police also said the object has not been deemed an explosive at this stage.
By Michelle Price