Community

Drivers are being urged to stay clear of central Moonee Ponds as police conduct safety checks

Drivers are being urged to stay clear of central Moonee Ponds as police conduct safety checks

A BOMB squad robot is searching central Moonee Ponds for threats.

Police are conducting safety checks in Kellaway Ave and Mt Alexander Rd after the safety scare which closed the area this morning.

The bomb response unit is at the scene and is using the robot to search the area.

Victoria Police spokeswoman Anthoula Moutis said: “The area has been secured”.

“There are traffic diversions in place,’’ Sgt Moutis said.

The road is closed in both directions between Taylor St and Homer St, and VicRoads is urging motorists to avoid the area if possible.

The Moonee Ponds Police Station and the Moonee Valley City Council office are just metres away from the area being checked.

A bomb squad robot is in Moonee Ponds. Image: Channel 7Source:Supplied

Police conduct safety checks in Moonee Ponds. Image: Channel 7Source:Supplied

Police are at the scene in Moonee Ponds with a bomb squad robot. Image: Channel 7Source:Supplied

Online Source: www.news.com.au

Community

More in Community

IABCA Roundtable Boosts Spirit of Australia-India Trade Engagement

Vish ViswanathanJuly 12, 2018

Stars Of Parramatta: And, The Winner Is…

The Indian TelegraphJuly 12, 2018

Dance For A Cause

The Indian TelegraphJuly 4, 2018

NSW Council For Women’s Economic Opportunity To Focus On Those In Social Housing

The Indian TelegraphJune 25, 2018

Multicultural Kids Present Wizard Of Oz

The Indian TelegraphJune 18, 2018

Sterlite Protest Extends To Sydney – What Agenda Are We Serving?

Vish ViswanathanJune 18, 2018

Stars of Parramatta To Raise Funds For Cancer Council

The Indian TelegraphJune 12, 2018

Just Dinners. No Guilt Trips, Please!

Madhusmitha KrishnamurthyJune 12, 2018

The Fault In Our Blood

Susheela SrinivasJune 12, 2018

Dance Sydney Dance

Vish ViswanathanJune 12, 2018

The Next Gandhi is In You

ManasiJune 12, 2018

Time’s Up: What Did You Do On Earth Day?

Shivani SinghalMay 21, 2018

Flirty, Sexy Or Prissy: What’s Your Date Night Mantra?

Kavita ShyamMay 21, 2018

Squat Here. Squat There. Better Squat Everywhere.

Susheela SrinivasMay 21, 2018

An Ode To Idli

Susheela SrinivasMay 21, 2018

Bollywood Gupshup

Aarti Kapur SinghMay 2, 2018

Break the Silence, End the Violence

Vish ViswanathanMay 2, 2018

The Sky Isn’t The Limit For India’s Rocket Women

Susheela SrinivasMay 2, 2018

Battle Of The Sexes Rages On

ManasiMay 2, 2018

A Day For South Asian Media Minds

The Indian TelegraphMay 2, 2018

Australia India Youth Dialogue: Going Beyond The Clichéd Cs

Arijit BanerjiMay 2, 2018