A teenage boy has been charged with planning a terrorist attack.
The 17-year-old was arrested at his home in south-west Sydney last night and taken to Camden Police Station where he was charged.
Along with preparing to carry out a terrorist act, the teen was charged with using a telecommunications network with intent to commit a serious offence.
His arrest came after police were alerted to a number of social media posts.
The teen had his bail refused and will appear at a Children’s Court today.
Police say there is no threat to the community. The matter is not linked to any previous investigation carried out by the NSW Joint Counter Terrorism Team.
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