UPDATE @ 12.10pm: A suspicious package found at a shopping centre in Caboolture has been cleared, police say.
The package was found just after 9.20am, with several roads in the area closed.
Police have since confirmed “everything should be returning to normal shortly”.
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UPDATE: The package has been cleared by specialist police, everything should be returning to normal shortly.
— Queensland Police (@QPSmedia) June 8, 2017
EARLIER @ 11.15am: A suspicious package has been discovered at a shopping centre in Caboolture.
Police have closed several roads in the area and have warned motorists to stay away.
“Police responding to a sus package at a shopping centre. Area inside King St, Elliot St, George St and Morayfield Rd closed, pls avoid area,” Qld Police media tweeted.
The shopping centre has been evacuated with the bomb squad enroute to the scene.
It’s understood the suspicious item was found in Kmart around 9.20am.
— 7 News Queensland (@7NewsQueensland) June 8, 2017
— Nine News Queensland (@9NewsQueensland) June 8, 2017