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Man, 52, arrested after laser pointed at police helicopter

Police have arrested a 52-year-old Malvern man after a laser was allegedly pointed at a police helicopter overnight.

“Members of the Air Wing directed ground crews to an address in Royston Street, Malvern about 9.00pm after their aircraft was targeted,” Victoria Police said in a statement.

“Units attended the address and the man was arrested and taken to a local police station for interview.”

He is expected to be summonsed for endangering the safe operation of an aircraft.

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