Operation Rosenborg – NSW Joint Counter Terrorism Team – Two arrested for firearms, drug supply

Members of the NSW Joint Counter Terrorism Team have arrested two 19-year-men at Auburn this evening in relation to the alleged ongoing supply of firearms and drugs, NSW Police say.

The two men, one from Merrylands and the other from Toongabbie, have been taken to Bankstown Police Station where they will be interviewed.

In addition to the arrests, three search warrants are currently being executed at two premises in Merrylands and another at Toongabbie.

NSW Police Force Deputy Commissioner, Dave Hudson, Commander of Investigations and Counter Terrorism, moved to reassure the community there is no current or impending threat to the community as part of today’s arrest.

The arrests are the result of an ongoing investigation by Operation Rosenborg. Further details about the arrest and charges will be provided when appropriate.

The NSW Joint Counter Terrorism Team comprises the NSW Police Force, the Australian Federal Police, the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation, and the NSW Crime Commission.

Anyone with information should always come forward no matter how small or insignificant you may think that may be. The National Security Hotline is 1800 123400.

Support from the NSW community is an important part of keeping NSW safe against acts of terrorism. There are a number of ways individuals and communities can prevent and prepare for emergencies. Members of the public are encouraged to visit secureNSW , the official NSW Government site for Counter Terrorism Information. Visit www.secure.nsw.gov.au

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