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Sydney teen charged with planning terror attack

The 17-year-old boy has been charged over posts he allegedly made on social media.

A 17-year-old Sydney boy was arrested last night and charged with planning a terrorist act.
Counter-terrorism police attended a home at The Oaks, west of Campbelltown, where they arrested the teen and took him to Camden police station where he was charged with two offences.
Police became aware of the boy after he made a series of social media posts. Detectives would not reveal what he posted about but he was charged with using a telecommunications network with the intention to commit a serious offence.
He was also charged with one count of planning a terrorist act.
The boy was refused bail and will appear at a children’s court later today.

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