Neo-nazi leader arrested in terror raid
The leader of neo-Nazi group National Socialist Network, Thomas Sewell, has been arrested in a counter-terrorism raid on his Melbourne home.
Counter Terrorism Command investigators arrested two men while executing search warrants at the Eildon Parade address in Rowville on Friday morning.
In a statement, Victoria Police said the investigation followed an alleged armed robbery at Taggerty in Victoria's east on Saturday, May 8.
"A 28-year-old and 22-year-old, both from Rowville, are currently in custody and assisting police with their inquiries," a spokesperson said.
The investigation is ongoing.
Mr Sewell communicates to his followers on an encrypted messaging chat where he posted at 4.59am on Friday: "Getting raided".
Originally published as Neo-nazi leader arrested in terror raid