An alert from crime fighting agency INTERPOL saw NSW Police swoop on a Penrith home, allegedly discovering a cache of replica AR-15s.
An alert from crime fighting agency Interpol saw NSW Police swoop on a Sydney home, allegedly discovering replica AR-15s.
The man will appear in court today, charged over alleged threatening content posted online and possession of the replica assault rifles.
Interpol alerted NSW Police on November 10 to concerning online content, allegedly posted by a man in Sydney's west.
Officers from Nepean Police Area Command attended a home at Cambridge Park, near Penrith, and arrested a 31-year-old man.
During a search of the man's home, police allegedly seized two AR-15 gel-blasters with ammunition and a mobile phone.
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9News understands the phone will be forensically examined.
The man was charged with four counts of using a carriage service to menace, harass or cause offence, and two counts of possessing an unauthorised prohibited firearm.
He was granted strict conditional bail and will appear in Penrith Local Court today.
Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/national/nsw-police-arrest-penrith-man-on-replica-ar15-rifle-charges/75c00bee-c105-4157-87b9-c5bbb422421c