A suspicious package, suspected to be a bomb, has been found at outside a Queensland supermarket. Bomb Squad has reportedly arrived at the scene near an IGA and a Spotlight store at a shopping complex in West Ipswich.

The “package” was located outside the market at around 7.40 a.m. by a cleaner following which police declared an emergency situation, news.com.au reported. Police says that the suspicious object is of the size of a soft drink can.

According to latest tweet by Ipswich deputy mayor Paul Tully, the device had been identified as a bomb and Explosive Ordnance Response Team will detonate it on priority basis.

Police has also asked everyone to avoid that area. “Specialist police are attending the scene to inspect the device, and there is a cordon in place for the centre along the boundaries of Brisbane Street and Keogh Street,” Queensland Police writes on  their website.

The boundaries of Brisbane Street and Keogh Street have been cordoned off.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

Update: The suspicious device has been found to  be “safe.” Various tweets have confirmed the same.