As partial of ongoing investigations into nonconformist activity on a internet, an operation late yesterday saw a 43-year-old male arrested in Newcastle.
The NSW Joint Counter Terrorism Team became wakeful of “a series of concerning posts with worried nonconformist views on amicable media” progressing this week, military allege.
A successive review commenced into purported threats of violence.
At 5.10pm, officers from Newcastle Police District and Police Transport Command, assisted by dilettante officers from Tactical Operations Regional Support, arrested a male nearby Cleary and Beaumont Streets in Hamilton.
“Following a hunt of a male and his backpack, military seized a mobile phone, that will bear debate examination,” a orator said.
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The male was taken to Newcastle Police Station for doubt and subsequently charged with use carriage use to menace/harass/offend.
He was refused bail and was due to seem in internal justice today.
Police have urged anyone with information about nonconformist activity or probable threats to a village to come forward, no matter how tiny or considerate we might consider a information might be. The National Security Hotline is 1800 123 400.