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Police given new powers to apprehend 'reckless' laser users

Laser pens have become a growing concern with the beam capable of causing 'catastrophic' incidents.

'Worrying' level of attacks: 1532 laser strikes on UK aircraft last year officially reported to the Civil Aviation Authority.

'Worrying' level of attacks: 1532 laser strikes on UK aircraft last year officially reported to the Civil Aviation Authority.

Date - 22nd December 2017
By - Sophie Garrod - Police Oracle
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People who misuse lasers by shining them at aircraft or vehicles will face tougher punishments. This week new robust laws have been introduced following the creation of The Laser Misuse (Vehicles) Bill. Perpetrators could now face up to five years...
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