Humberside

Man charged after laser shone at police helicopter

A 26-year-old man has been charged with endangering an aircraft after a laser was shone at a police helicopter.

He is accused of deliberately shining the light at the helicopter as it attended an incident over the Grant Thorold Park area on Wednesday.

Humberside Police said the crew experienced a series of bright green flashes which illuminated the inside of the aircraft.

The man is due to appear at Grimsby Magistrates' Court on 5 October.

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