A suspect has been arrested after a suspicious package was found at police headquarters in downtown Toronto on Thursday afternoon.

A hold-and-secure order was put in place around 1 p.m. for 40 College St. after a large box was found outside the entrance.

Images of the suspect leaving the package on the edge of a planter was caught by surveillance cameras.

The lockdown has been lifted, but College Street between Bay and Yonge streets remains closed.

College Street closed

College Street was closed between Bay and Yonge streets due to a suspicious package found at police headquarters on Thursday afternoon. (Martin Trainor/CBC)