Police are investigating the discovery of a suspicious package at a shopping centre in Townsville.
Just before 2pm, police were advised that an item was located in the car park of the shopping centre on Ross River Road, Aitkenvale.
An emergency declaration under the Public Safety Preservation Act was made at 2.30pm affecting the area within the boundaries of Ross River Road, Elizbabeth Street, Alfred Street and Ann Street.
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Investigations are continuing.
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