Counter terrorism police have arrested a man at Sydney airport

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Counter terrorism police have arrested a man at Sydney airport who was trying to travel to Syria.

The 22-year-old Panania man was arrested at 10am this morning as part of an ongoing investigation.

NSW Police Force deputy commissioner, Dave Hudson, commander of investigations and counter terrorism, said there is no current or impending threat to the community.

“In light of recent events, both at home and overseas, it is now more important than ever for the community and police to continue to work together,” he said.

Further details about the arrest and the charges will be provided later today.

More to come.

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