Australian Senator Who Blamed Mosque Attack On Immigration Egged by Teen

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The ugly scenes unfolded at a public event in Moorabbin on Saturday afternoon and comes after the Senator released a statement blaming the Christchurch massacre on immigration.

Senator Anning was being interviewed by a Melbourne newspaper reporter at Moorabin when the 17 year-old boy from Hampton, an affluent suburb in Melbourne, broke a raw egg over the back of his head.

A young man has been arrested for egging Queensland senator Fraser Anning during a political meeting the day after he blamed the Christchurch terror attacks on immigration.

WATCH: This is the moment Senator Fraser Anning was egged by a teenage boy during a press conference in Melbourne.

Australian Senator Fraser Anning has an egg smashed on his head while talking to the media in Victoria, Australia March 16, 2019 in this still image taken from a video obtained from social media.

According to media reports, the teen was released by police without any charges being filed.

'I am utterly opposed to any form of violence in our community, and I totally condemn the actions of the gunman, ' Mr Anning said.

A teenager has cracked an egg on an Australian senator who sparked outrage by blaming Muslim immigration for the Christchurch mosque shootings.

Australian Senator Who Blamed Mosque Attack On Immigration Egged by Teen

He entered the legislature as a member of the far-right nationalist Pauline Hanson's One Nation party but switched parties to Katter's Australian Party (KAP) shortly after being sworn in.

The prime minister announced the government would censure the Queensland independent, after he and Foreign Minister Marise Payne joined the congregation at Lakemba Mosque for prayers on Saturday.

Asked about the incident at a press conference today, federal Health Minister Greg Hunt said both the teenager and Senator Anning had done "the wrong thing".

Britain's Home Secretary Sajid Javid has criticised an Australian Senator who appeared to suggest that Muslim immigration was the cause of a mass shooting at mosques in New Zealand that has left 49 dead.

Another posted: "I want to marry egg boy.

Australia has a new hero, thank you egg boy". "Muslims may have been the victims today, usually they are the perpetrators", he said in his controversial statement. "In no way does he represent our Australian friends".

This is what Fraser Anning's right-wing lads did to the boy.

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