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Teen held as laser shone at chopper

A teenager has been arrested after a laser was allegedly aimed at a police helicopter.

The incident took place in Londonderry at 11.35pm on Saturday.

The laser was said to have been directed at the helicopter by a group of youths in the area of Rossville Street.

Police stopped a car nearby a short time later.

A youth in his mid-teens was arrested.

He was later released pending a report to the Public Prosecution Service.

Police have appealed for anyone with information on the incident to come forward.

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