Teens arrested over alleged bayonet beheading plot
ONE of the two teenagers arrested on Wednesday after police acted on information the pair were allegedly preparing to behead someone in Sydney, has links to a convicted terrorist.
News Corp is reporting the threat of an attack was considered imminent when officers moved on the 16-year-olds in a laneway behind a mosque at lunchtime.
Police clad in protective gear acted on information the pair had purchased bayonets from a gun shop.
The Daily Telegraph reports one of the boys was known to counter-terrorism officers after he refused to stand for the national anthem last year.
The boy's father has been convicted for terror-related offences.