Posted June 09, 2018 08:20:13The ABC has received reports of serious incidents in the Brisbane CBD overnight and in the city’s CBD and is working to establish the cause of the incidents.
The ABC’s Queensland bureau chief, Geoff Henson, said the bureau received a report from an eyewitness in the CBD who said a man in a white van had smashed a window with a car, causing severe damage.
“He has been arrested,” Mr Henson said.
“The man is still in custody and he’s obviously very distraught about what happened.”
Mr Henson confirmed the van was the same one used to smash the window and he said the man in custody had been questioned.
“There are reports of a man driving a white Toyota Corolla in Brisbane on Monday night, breaking a window,” Mr Murchison said.
“He is in custody.
We’re working to ascertain exactly what caused this incident.
We will continue to update the public as information comes in.”
Police are urging motorists to stay away from the CBD, the area is extremely busy and people should avoid the area.
Mr Hinson said officers were continuing to investigate and the matter was being treated as a serious incident.
“We’ve received reports about two young people who have been walking around the CBD in the early hours of Monday evening,” he said.
He said officers had not received any reports of any injuries.
“They have been speaking to two young men who are quite distraught and concerned for their safety,” Mr Wodak said.
Police are advising motorists to avoid the CBD and keep to the designated areas around the city.
Police also advised people to be careful around pedestrians in the area and take extra caution if they’re travelling by foot or public transport.
“You may see a little bit of a wave out of the area, but it’s still a very busy area and it’s very busy, it’s a very dangerous area,” Mr Fassbender said.
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