Two men arrested for endangering an aircraft

Two men have been charged following an incident involving a police helicopter.

The craft was flying over the Northwood area last night supporting colleagues with a search of a nearby area in connection with a missing person.

The pair, aged 19 and 21, are charged with direct/shine light at aircraft in flight so as to dazzle/distract pilot.

They are both bailed to appear at North Staffordshire Justice Centre on November 17th.


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