A man appeared in court today after an improvised explosive device (IED) was allegedly left at a Bringelly home earlier this week.
Officers from Liverpool City Police Area Command attended a home on Avon Road at 12pm on Monday, November 18, after an occupant found a suspicious package.
A crime scene was established before specialist police attended and rendered the package safe.
It was seized and has been forensically examined.
A 26-year-old man was arrested at Sydney Airport by detectives following inquiries after being denied entry to Singapore and returned to Australia.
He was taken to Mascot Police Station, where he was charged with place explosive in/near building intend cause harm (DV), make/manufacture explosive/gunpowder with intent to injure.
The Penrith man appeared at Central Local Court today (Friday, November 22) and was refused bail to appear at Liverpool Local Court on Wednesday, January 22, 2020.