Bristol man shines laser at police helicopter
- 26 February 2014
- From the section Bristol
A man has admitted shining a laser at a police helicopter flying over Bristol.
Gavin Hoskins, 26, from Bristol, pointed the laser at the helicopter while it was overhead in the Fishponds area at about 19:30 GMT on 20 January.
He pleaded guilty to recklessly or negligently acting in a manner likely to endanger an aircraft or a person in an aircraft.
Hoskins will be sentenced at Bristol Crown Court on 19 March.