Man arrested following laser incident
By Bethany Winter | 4th May 2020
A man from Gloucester has been arrested on suspicion of endangering an aircraft by shining a laser pen at the pilot.
The incident happened in the early hours of this morning (May 4) when a helicopter from the National Police Air Service (NPAS) was conducting a search over an area of the city.
The pilot was able to guide officers on the ground to a property where they located a 24-year-old man and recovered a laser pen.
The man is currently in custody.
No-one was injured during the incident.
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