Teen allegedly aimed laser at police helicopter

July 26, 2012 2:47:56 PM PDT
Police on Long Island say a teenager aimed a green laser at a police helicopter.

Suffolk County Police say it happened Tuesday night while the helicopter was conducting a search in the vicinity of Brentwood. Police say the 14-year-old in Brentwood pointed the laser into the cockpit of the helicopter.

Police say the teenager, whose name has not been released, was released to the custody of his mother. He has not been charged at this time.

Suffolk County Police and FBI officials are investigating whether the teen is responsible for other laser incidents.

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