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Geelong teen charged with making threats to kill following online posts directed at mosque

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A Geelong teenager has been charged with making threats to kill following a concerning series of social media posts directed at a mosque in Manifold Heights.

Counter Terrorism Command have charged the 14-year-old boy, after a report was made to police about social media posts of a threatening nature directed at a place of worship on Sunday.

The boy has been charged with one count each of:

Make threats to kill 
Cause a false report to be made to police
Use a carriage service to menace
Use a carriage service to make a threat to kill and
Use a telecommunications network with intention to commit a serious office

The teen was bailed by police to appear at a Children’s Court at a later date.

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