Teenager arrested for pointing laser light at PSNI helicopter

PSNI helicopter
PSNI helicopter

Officers arrested a 17-year-old in Derry last night on suspicion of shining a laser light at a police helicopter.

Superintendent Mark McEwan said: “The arrest was made on suspicion of endangering the safety of an aircraft.

“The police helicopter was above the city in support of officers responding to reports of suspicious activity on the ground.

“The seventeen year old boy was spoken to in the presence of his parents.”