A 14-year-old boy arrested by police after he allegedly had explosives and was fixated on hurting others is from the Albury area.
NSW Police has confirmed the boy was charged by the Fixated Persons Investigation Unit with the offence possess a dangerous/noxious thing with intent to injure.
The NSW Crimes Act uses the term "dangerous/noxious thing" to refer to explosive materials.
The Fixated Persons Investigation Unit was established in 2017 to deal with obsessed individuals who threaten to carry out acts of violence.
Specialist officers are tasked to focus on the detection, intervention and prevention of "lone actor" and "fixated person" threats across the state.
They look into people who are not classified as terrorists threats, but plan acts of violence.
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The 14-year-old is due to appear at a Children's Court on Monday, August 24.
"As that investigation is ongoing, there is no further information available," a NSW Police spokeswoman said.
"Police can confirm there is no current threat to the community."
The Border Mail understands the boy is from the Albury area, but he and his school cannot be identified for legal reasons.
News Corp reported the 14-year-old allegedly had a "kill list" where he wrote down thoughts about fellow students, and police feared he may have been planning a high school massacre like those that have been seen in the US.
It was reported an improvised explosive device was found at his family home and more than 20 people have sought personal violence orders against him.
The boy is said to be out on bail with strict conditions while he awaits his first court hearing.