Pointing laser at police lands man in court

POLICE have charged an Arundel man with offences committed under the civil aviation act following an incident on the Gold Coast last night.

It will be alleged that around 7.45pm the police helicopter was conducting airborne patrols of the Gold Coast area when the crew noticed a laser light being shone on them from outside a residence in Fadden Close, Arundel.

The helicopter crew reported the alleged incident and police attended the Fadden Close address where a 50-year-old man was spoken to in relation to the matter.

He was issued with a notice to appear in the Southport Magistrates Court at a later date.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.