Police deem object on ferry in Sydney 'not suspicious'
THE unattended package on a ferry in Sydney has been deemed not suspicious by Police.
Ferries were stopped for an hour this afternoon as police set up an exclusion zone to examine the object.
The preimeter of the exclusion zone will be lifted shortly.
Unattended package on ferry at #CircularQuay deemed not suspicious. Perimeter to be lifted soon.— NSW Police (@nswpolice) January 22, 2015
A POLICE operation is underway at Circular Quay in Sydney after suspicious object discovered on a ferry.
Police were called to the area at around 1.30 pm (AEDST).
An exclusion zone has been established.
#QuayLockdown: Australian Naval boats spotted carrying dozens of personnel in Sydney Harbour, travelling in the direction of Circular Quay.— AUS News Network (@AusNewsNetwork) January 22, 2015
The Transport Department is reporting City Circle trains will not stop at Circular Quay station due to the operation.