Arrest made after laser pen is shone at police helicopter in Barnsley
An arrest has been made after a laser pen was shone at a police helicopter flying over Barnsley last night.
The police helicopter was being used in a search for a man, who was eventually located.
ButÂ the National Police Air Service, which deploys police helicopters to deal with incidents in South Yorkshire, said the helicopter was '˜persistently targeted by a green laser'.
Officers tracked down the culprit to a house in the town, seized a laser penÂ and made an arrest.