A teenage Neo-Nazi from Durham has been convicted of six terror offences, including preparing to commit acts of terrorism in his home city between October 2017 and March this year.
The 16-year-old boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, listed venues in Durham "worth attacking" in a hand-written manifesto entitled "Storm 88 - A Manual For Practical And Sensible Guerrilla Warfare Against The Kike System In The Durham City Area, Sieg Heil."
One expert on the radical right told ITV News Tyne Tees this was the "most extreme" case he had seen in almost 20 years of research.
During the trial, the jury was told how the boy, who described himself as a "natural sadist" had researched Neo-Nazism, taking inspiration from far right terrorists like Anders Breivik.
The boy was described as a follower of "occult" neo-Nazism, who researched Adolf Hitler, other far-right figures and had read Mein Kampf.
Having worked in this field for nearly 20 years I've never seen something so extreme.
The jury heard how the boy listed targets for potential attacks, including a passport office, schools, pubs, council buildings, bus stops and post offices in a section labeled "Areas To Attack" to "maximise the impact of the attacks and damage the system the most".
In one note he wrote that he wanted to target the City of Durham with "guerrilla warfare" and in another he wrote about replacing democracy with "political violence".
In one entry he wrote of planning to conduct an arson spree with Molotov cocktails on local synagogues.
Various handwritten documents were seized from his bedroom in March by police, who also found a collection of far-right literature, Manchester Crown Court heard.
The jury heard how the defendant had researched explosives and tried to obtain the dangerous chemical ammonium nitrate.
He also visited websites on firearms and was in communication with a gun auctioneer.
Counter-Terrorism Policing North East welcomed the convictions.
The extreme right wing views and hateful rhetoric displayed by this teenager are deeply concerning and we cannot account for those who may have been susceptible to his influence or how they may act in the future.
He told ITV News he was disturbed by the case, but not surprised.
Well working with young people locally it's become very apparent to us that there's a rise in anti-semitism, anti-muslim attitudes and anti-immigration comments. If they do hold anti-immigrant or racist views, it's about non-criminalisation, it's about providing an alternative narrative so that they can challenge these views and often at times you'll find there is a huge level of ignorance and naivety, people say things which they don't necessarily understand or mean. Its about challenging that view, supporting their needs and tackling that narrative of hate.
The boy will be sentenced on 7 January next year.