(VicPD / Jay Wallace Images)

UPDATE: Officers have determined that the package was not a threat. The affected roads will be opening soon.

EARLIER: Victoria Police has just released a post stating that they are investigating reports of a suspicious package.

The 1400-block of Vancouver Street is closed to traffic at this time. Authorities have also closed off Johnson Street between Quadra and Vancouver.

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According to witnesses, the package was supposedly a backpack found under a tax return dropbox at a federal government tax services building.

Expect traffic delays in the area.

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