Shropshire

Arrests made over Birmingham laser 'attacks' on police

Two people have been arrested for laser pen "attacks" on a patrolling police helicopter.

The two separate incidents took place in Small Heath, Birmingham, on the evening of 28 March.

West Midlands Police said a 27-year-old man was charged for "recklessly acting in a manner likely to endanger an aircraft or person in an aircraft".

A 17-year-old from the Small Heath area was also arrested and bailed pending further inquiries.

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