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Police search yields nothing after Sydney evacuation

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UPDATE: POLICE have come up empty handed after searching a building in Sydney's CBD for suspicious objects. 

The building was evacuated this afternoon after threats were made to the Fair Work Commission. 

The search is now complete and an investigation is now underway.

EARLIER:

PART of Sydney's CBD is in lock-down following threats made to the Fair Work Commission. 

NSW police have confirmed a building on the corner of Oxford and Wentworth Streets was evacuated after what was described as a "serious threat, not counter-terrorism related."

The ABC is reporting that police wearing bullet-proof vests have searched the 10th floor of a 23 storey building. 

People are being asked to avoid the area.

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