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Israel: 15-year-old aims laser pointer at pilot

A 15-year-old illuminated a police helicopter in Bat Yam, a city south of Tel Aviv, on November 23 2009. The pilot tried to avoid the laser beam, but the boy kept aiming at the aircraft. When the pilot felt threatened, he called for ground assistance. A motorcycle officer found the boy in a playground, still attempting to hit the helicopter. The boy was detained. During questioning, he “claimed to have known that this was dangerous and expressed regret over the incident.”

Original Hebrew article from YNet; Google translation into English available here