Two men arrested after laser shone at police helicopter over Northwood
Police have arrested two men on suspicion of endangering an aircraft - after a laser was shone a police helicopter.
The helicopter was over Northwood helping police search a nearby area just before 9pm this evening when the aircraft was targeted by a laser device.
The men, in their early 20s, were arrested around 15 minutes later after the helicopter directed officers on the ground to them.
Police seized a laser and the men remain in custody.
In February this year the National Police Air Service issued this statement on lasers:
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