Cops, hazmat, FB at AFP HQ.
Mort street has been sealed off.
Early reports indicate white powder scare.
[Ed. this more detailed submission came in from M1ckx]
There is some commotion today on Mort St. Since around midday the AFP head quarters building has been taped off, with the ACT Fire Brigade’s Hazmat team in response. Current scuttlebutt acquired through a colleague who is ex-AFP is that it is to do with a package containing white powder. Interestingly nothing has hit the major news services yet. Was it just an exercise? Or is it one of those events where the news feed needs to be carefully edited?