A man has been charged after a late-night bomb hoax shut down the Brisbane riverside suburb of Kangaroo Point.
Police said a "suspicious" item was discovered in a toilet block at Captain Burke Park around 8.30pm and an emergency situtation was declared, shutting down multiple nearby streets.
Nine News reported a man ran into Brisbane Jazz Club yelling there was a bomb in a nearby toilet block below the Story Bridge.
— Nine News Brisbane (@9NewsBrisbane) January 21, 2016
The emergency declaration was revoked at 12.35am after a specialist team declared the bomb to be a hoax.
A 28-year-old man from Deception Bay was charged with bomb hoax -- place article/substance and bomb hoax -- falsely state/inform bomb present. He was expected to appear at the Brisbane Magistrates Court later today.
A second man was released without charge.Suggest a correction