ACT Policing is responding to a suspicious package in Yarralumla at the French embassy.
Perth Avenue is closed at State Circle and Empire Circuit.
ACT Policing’s Bomb Response Team is in attendance. Police are urging people to avoid the area.
Anyone who may be able to assist police with the investigation is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.
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UPDATE: This just in from ACT Policing:
A review of the packages has determined that the items are ‘not suspicious’. Road closures around the area have been lifted.