‘Bomb threat’ triggers evacuation of Upper Coomera servo

UPDATE 4.50PM: THE BP service station at Upper Coomera has been re-opened following an earlier bomb threat.

Police swooped on the centre around 3.30pm after staff reportedly received a threatening phone call.

Officers cordoned off the area and evacuated the servo and adjoining fast food restaurants while the site was searched and reports were investigated.


The area has since been given the all-clear and the service station has reopened.

Police are still believed to be on the scene of a similar situation at a service station off the Logan Motorway.

UPDATE 4.30PM: A SECOND major service station has been evacuated in south-east Queensland following a series of reported bomb threats.

Police have reportedly shut down the major BP service centre on the Logan Motorway after threats were made via a phone call.

It comes after the BP Service Station off the M1 at Coomera was evacuated following similar threats earlier this afternoon.

Emergency services are on standby at both locations. Motorists have been urged to steer clear of the scenes.

EARLIER 3.45PM: A SERVICE station is being evacuated at Upper Coomera on the Gold Coast amid reports of an apparent bomb threat.

Police have swooped on the BP Service Station on Abraham Road after the centre reportedly received a threatening phone call.

A police spokesperson told myGC multiple crews were at the scene investigating the reports.

Traffic has been thrown into disarray in the area, with police blocking every entry and exit to the service station.

The service centre also serves as a major rest stop for motorists and truckies travelling along the M1.