‘Suspicious device’ found near QLD shopping centre
POLICE are urging people to avoid roads around a Southport shopping centre after finding a suspicious device.
Emergency services arrived on scene around 12pm after reports of a suspicious device on Southport's Marine Parade near Australia Fair.
Police are responding to an incident on Marine Parade at Southport on the Gold Coast. Please avoid the surrounding area if possible. pic.twitter.com/MQsQcGROGY— Queensland Police (@QldPolice) June 4, 2020
Police have set up an exclusion zone, cornering off areas around Marine Parade.
A Queensland Police spokeswoman asked for "everyone to avoid the area until further assessments can be made."
The Bulletin understands police are letting some cars through but very slowly.
More to come
Originally published as BREAKING: 'Suspicious device' found near shopping centre