A BRITISH schoolboy has been arrested on suspicion of planning a far-Right terror attack.
The 15-year-old was arrested by anti-terror cops on Friday as part of a “proactive operation”.
He was held on suspicion of engaging in conduct in preparation for terrorist acts.
The boy has since been bailed until a date in February, the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command confirmed.
His home in South London was searched as part of the investigation.
A statement said: “A 15-year-old boy was detained under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act after being arrested on suspicion of engaging in conduct in preparation for terrorist acts (contrary to Section 5 Terrorism Act 2006).
“Searches at the address have concluded. The boy was taken to a London police station and he has since been bailed to a date in February.
“There is not believed to be any imminent threat to the public in relation to this.”
“The ongoing investigation is suspected to be linked to extreme right wing ideology.”
It comes as officials warned of a rise in young people are being drawn into right-wing extremism.
The surge has been blamed on youngsters spending more time online during the pandemic.
In the year to March 2021, 21 under-18s were arrested for terrorism offences with 71 per cent of these linked to extreme right-wing beliefs.