Man accused of pointing laser at police chopper

September 1, 2023 7:59 am in by
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A Whittington man has been arrested in relation to pointing a laser at a police helicopter.

It is alleged the man was walking his dogs near his home when he aimed the device at the chopper flying overhead in the early hours of last Friday.

He then ran inside a house.

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A 33-year-old was arrested this week and charged with conduct endangering life and interfering with an aircraft crewman.

The man is due to face the Geelong Magistrate’s Court later this year.