BREAKING: Bomb Scare Closes Down Part Of Major Melbourne Street
“Police are currently conducting a safety check in Melbourne.”
In breaking news, Melbourne's Lonsdale St (between Cohen Pl and Exhibition St) is currently closed to traffic due to a police operation.
Victoria Police Leading Senior Constable Rohan Imms says in a statement to media, "Investigators were called to Lonsdale Street about 1:55pm.
"Police are currently conducting a safety check in Melbourne.
"The Bomb Response Unit is currently on scene.”
It is not yet clear what sparked the response. The investigation is ongoing.
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