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Man due in court after laser shone at police helicopter

Man (27) to appear before Lisburn magistrates court today (MON) charged with shining a light to dazzle or distract the pilot of the police helicopter
Marie Louise McConville

A 27-YEAR-OLD man is due to appear before Lisburn Magistrates Court on Monday after a laser was shone at the police helicopter in Lurgan on Saturday night.

He is charged with shining a light to dazzle or distract a pilot, endangering the safety of an aircraft, causing danger to road-users by using laser light and disorderly behaviour.

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