Police probe blue laser aimed at helicopter in sky above Calderdale

Police officers in Calderdale are investigating an incident when a blue laser was aimed at helicopter

Tuesday, 10th April 2018, 4:00 pm
Updated Tuesday, 10th April 2018, 4:11 pm
A blue laser was aimed at a helicopter in Calderdale

At approximately 8.35pm on Thursday April 5, a passenger helicopter was flying over Ripponden when a blue coloured laser was aimed at it.

A spokesperson for the Calder Valley Neighbourhhod Policing Team said the blue laser is far stronger and more dangerous than the green laser and whilst this type of incident is rare, it could have resulted in a serious accident.

Anybody with information about the incident cal call police on 101 and quote reference 13180160285.