A 15-year-old from Haworth, West Yorkshire has today, Tuesday, June 28, been charged with the following offences:
- One offence under Section 5 of the Terrorism Act 2006 – engaging in the preparation of an act of terrorism.
- Four offences under Section 2 of the Terrorism Act 2006 – dissemination of terrorist publications
- One offence under the Protection from Harassment Act.
He has been remanded in custody to next appear at the Central Criminal Court on Friday, July 15, 2022.
He was arrested on Tuesday, June 21, as part of a pre-planned, intelligence led operation by Counter Terrorism Policing North East into suspected extreme right wing terrorism.
A property was also searched as part of the operation.
A seven day warrant of further detention was granted by the courts on Wednesday, June 22.