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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The emergency declaration was revoked at 2:50pm.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.

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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.  

Police also said the object has not been deemed an explosive at this stage.  

By Michelle Price