Hersden teenager charged with shining laser pen at Kent Police helicopter
A police helicopter was
targeted by a laser pen
A teenager from Canterbury is set to appear before magistrates
after a laser pen was shone at a police helicopter.
The chopper had been searching for a man injured in a crash
in Hersden when the light was shone into its cockpit.
A 17-year-old boy, from Hersden, was arrested and later charged
with endangering the safety of an aircraft.
He has been bailed to attend Canterbury Youth Court on Tuesday,
The incident happened at 9.40pm on Sunday.
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