Reports: Teen accused of ISIS plot to bomb cops using kangaroo

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A teenager discussed packing a kangaroo with explosives, painting it with the ISIS symbol and setting it loose on police, Australian prosecutors told local media.

Sevdet Besim, 19, is accused of plotting a terror attack in Melbourne on Anzac Day -- an annual public commemoration of Australia's war dead.

Besim denied four charges of planning a terrorist act during a court appearance on Thursday, the Melbourne Age newspaper reported.

Prosecutors also accuse Besim of communicating with a teenager overseas, as well as planning to run over and behead a police officer on Anzac Day, it said.

A prosecution summary presented to Melbourne Magistrates Court included an account of alleged communication between the two teenagers, including a conversation about using a kangaroo as part of an attack, the Australian Broadcasting Corp. (ABC) reported.

"The conversation continues with Besim detailing what he did that day and they have a general discussion around animals and wildlife in Australia including a suggestion that a kangaroo could be packed with C4 explosive, painted with the [ISIS] symbol and set loose on police officers," the prosecution summary said, according to the ABC.

Copies of the document were not available early Thursday on the court's website.

At the time of Besim's arrest in April, police said the alleged Anzac Day plotters had links to Numan Haider, an 18-year-old who stabbed two Melbourne police officers in 2014 and was subsequently shot dead.

Anzac Day is the annual April 25 commemoration of the 1915 Gallipoli landings -- the first major military action fought by the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps during World War I.

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Protesters attend a Reclaim Australia rally to oppose religious extremism in Sydney on April 4, 2015. Protesters carried banners reading 'Yes Australia. No Islam' and 'No Muslim. No Sharia. No Halal' and braved wet weather to take part in a 'Reclaim Australia' protest in Sydney with organisers saying the 16 protests scheduled for around the country were protests against religious extremism. AFP PHOTO / Peter PARKS (Photo credit should read PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images)
Protesters attend a Reclaim Australia rally to oppose religious extremism in Sydney on April 4, 2015. Protesters carried banners reading 'Yes Australia. No Islam' and 'No Muslim. No Sharia. No Halal' and braved wet weather to take part in a 'Reclaim Australia' protest in Sydney with organisers saying the 16 protests scheduled for around the country were protests against religious extremism. AFP PHOTO / Peter PARKS (Photo credit should read PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 04: A woman is removed by police from the Martin Place stage after storming the area to speak out against 'Reclaim Australia' protesters on April 4, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. 'Reclaim Australia' grassroots rallies are being held across Australia to protest the alleged 'Isalmisation' of Australia. (Photo by Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images)
Protesters attend a Reclaim Australia rally to oppose religious extremism in Sydney on April 4, 2015. Protesters carried banners reading 'Yes Australia. No Islam' and 'No Muslim. No Sharia. No Halal' and braved wet weather to take part in a 'Reclaim Australia' protest in Sydney with organisers saying the 16 protests scheduled for around the country were protests against religious extremism. AFP PHOTO / Peter PARKS (Photo credit should read PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images)
Protesters attend a Reclaim Australia rally to oppose religious extremism in Sydney on April 4, 2015. Protesters carried banners reading 'Yes Australia. No Islam' and 'No Muslim. No Sharia. No Halal' and braved wet weather to take part in a 'Reclaim Australia' protest in Sydney with organisers saying the 16 protests scheduled for around the country were protests against religious extremism. AFP PHOTO / Peter PARKS (Photo credit should read PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 04: Anti-racism and anti-Islam protesters stage rallies in Federation Square in Melbourne, Australia on April 04, 2015. (Photo by Recep Sakar/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 04: Australian police stand guard as anti-Islam and anti-racism protesters stage protests in Federation Square in Melbourne, Australia on April 04, 2015. (Photo by Recep Sakar/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 04: Anti-racism protesters hold placards during a rally in Federation Square where Reclaim Australia, a community group, stages an anti-Islam rally at the same time in Melbourne, Australia on April 04, 2015. (Photo by Recep Sakar/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 04: Australian mounted policemen take security measures as anti-Islam and anti-racism protesters stage protests in Federation Square in Melbourne, Australia on April 04, 2015. (Photo by Recep Sakar/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 04: Australian police stand guard as anti-Islam and anti-racism protesters stage protests in Federation Square in Melbourne, Australia on April 04, 2015. (Photo by Recep Sakar/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 04: Anti-racism protesters hold placards during a rally in Federation Square where Reclaim Australia, a community group, stages an anti-Islam rally at the same time in Melbourne, Australia on April 04, 2015. (Photo by Recep Sakar/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 04: Australian police stand guard as anti-Islam and anti-racism protesters stage protests in Federation Square in Melbourne, Australia on April 04, 2015. (Photo by Recep Sakar/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
People hold up banners as they gather to rally against racism ahead of a planned anti-immigration and anti-Islam protest, in Melbourne on April 9, 2010. Several hundred anti-racism protesters gathered on the steps of Flinders Street Station to confront the anti-immigration and anti-Islam protest which did not eventuate. AFP PHOTO/William WEST (Photo credit should read WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images)
A young child holds up a banner as people gather to rally against racism ahead of a planned anti-immigration and anti-Islam protest, in Melbourne on April 9, 2010. Several hundred anti-racism protesters gathered on the steps of Flinders Street Station to confront the anti-immigration and anti-Islam protest which did not eventuate. AFP PHOTO/William WEST (Photo credit should read WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images)
People hold up banners as they gather to rally against racism ahead of a planned anti-immigration and anti-Islam protest, in Melbourne on April 9, 2010. Several hundred anti-racism protesters gathered on the steps of Flinders Street Station to confront the anti-immigration and anti-Islam protest which did not eventuate. AFP PHOTO/William WEST (Photo credit should read WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 04: 'Reclaim Australia' protesters gather in the rain at Martin Place on April 4, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. 'Reclaim Australia' grassroots rallies are being held across Australia to protest the alleged 'Isalmisation' of Australia. (Photo by Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 04: 'Reclaim Australia' protesters gather in the rain at Martin Place on April 4, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. 'Reclaim Australia' grassroots rallies are being held across Australia to protest the alleged 'Isalmisation' of Australia. (Photo by Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images)
Protesters attend a Reclaim Australia rally to oppose religious extremism in Sydney on April 4, 2015. Protesters carried banners reading 'Yes Australia. No Islam' and 'No Muslim. No Sharia. No Halal' and braved wet weather to take part in a 'Reclaim Australia' protest in Sydney with organisers saying the 16 protests scheduled for around the country were protests against religious extremism. AFP PHOTO / Peter PARKS (Photo credit should read PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images)
A woman yells at people gathered to protest against racism ahead of a planned anti-immigration and anti-Islam protest, in Melbourne on April 9, 2010. Several hundred anti-racism protesters gathered on the steps of Flinders Street Station to confront the opposing protest which did not eventuate. AFP PHOTO/William WEST (Photo credit should read WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images)
A woman yells at people gathered to protest against racism ahead of a planned anti-immigration and anti-Islam protest, in Melbourne on April 9, 2010. Several hundred anti-racism protesters gathered on the steps of Flinders Street Station to confront the opposing protest which did not eventuate. AFP PHOTO/William WEST (Photo credit should read WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images)
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