An alleged far-right extremist has been charged with making an attempt to launch a terror assault on a solicitors‘ agency in London.
Cavan Medlock, 28, is accused of planning to kill a lawyer from Duncan Lewis Solicitors due to their work representing migrants.
The Previous Bailey heard that he arrived on the agency’s workplaces in Harrow on 7 September armed with a knife, handcuffs, a Nazi flag and a US Accomplice flag.
Prosecutor Adam Harbinson advised the court docket he brandished a knife and “demanded to see a named member of workers”, earlier than threatening to kill the person due to his involvement with immigration instances.
He stated that Mr Medlock seemed to be motivated by “the agency’s involvement in stopping the federal government from deporting individuals who had come into the nation unlawfully”.
Mr Harbinson stated the defendant is accused of adhering to excessive right-wing ideology.
Mr Medlock is charged with getting ready for an act of terrorism by researching Duncan Lewis Solicitors and allegedly plotting to kill a lawyer.
He’s additionally charged with threatening an individual with a big knife in a public place, assault by beating, making a risk to kill, and two counts of inflicting racially-aggravated alarm, harassment or misery to totally different victims.
He appeared in court docket by way of video hyperlink from jail on Friday and was not requested to enter pleas to the fees.
Mr Justice Sweeney remanded him in custody forward of a plea and case administration listening to to be held in December or January. A provisional trial date has been set for 17 Could 2021.