A squad of explosives called a federal office of MPs after a suspicious device was found in a dumpster meters away

The police confirmed that a

The bomb squad is called to the office of a federal MP after a suspicious device was found in a wastebasket a few meters away

  • Possible suspicious device found near the office of federal MP Sarah Henderson
  • Squadron of firefighters, police and fire officials attended the scene on Sunday night
  • Emergency services were called to the property that currently inspects the object
  • Federal MP of Corangamite aware of the incident outside the office near Geelong
  • The bomb response unit inspected the item, which was considered non-suspect

Kylie Stevens for Daily Mail Australia

The police bomb squad has been called the office of a Liberal federal deputy based in Victoria after a "possible suspected device" was found nearby.

Victoria Police and the Country Fire Association were called to Colac Road in Waurn Ponds in southern Geelong on Sunday night after a suspicious item was found in a wastebasket near the office of federal deputy Corangamite, Sarah Henderson

The article was later considered as not suspicious.

Police confirmed that a "possible suspect device" was found near the office of MP Federal Corangamite Sarah Henderson (pictured) on Sunday evening

Victoria police confirmed that they investigated an incident.

"Police are responding to reports of a possible suspicious device at an address on Colac Road in Waurn Ponds," a spokeswoman told Daily Mail Australia.

& # 39; Emergency services were called to the property just after 6 p.m. and they are currently inspecting the object. Some roads in the vicinity will be temporarily blocked as a precautionary measure. "

The police provided a later update to say that the bThe ombu response unit inspected the device and considered it suspicious just after 9pm.

"The area is being cleaned and it has been considered safe," a spokeswoman said.

Ms. Henderson has held the federal seat of Corangamite since 2010.

The mother of one serves on the permanent committee of legal affairs and social policy of the parliament, which is currently investigating a better family law system to support and protect people affected by family violence.

Ms. Henderson is aware of the incident outside her office.

Emergency services are inspecting an object found near the office of federal Liberal MP Sarah Henderson (pictured)

Emergency services are inspecting an object found near the office of federal Liberal MP Sarah Henderson (pictured)

Emergency services are inspecting an object found near the office of federal Liberal MP Sarah Henderson (pictured)

"This is obviously a very disturbing and quite frightening situation," Ms. Henderson told The Geelong Advertiser.

"I thank the police and other emergency services personnel for responding so quickly, and since this situation is still unfolding, it is difficult for me to say anything more at this time."

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