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Lindsay police probe laser pointed at airplane at municipal airport

Police in LIndsay, Ont., are investigating after a pilot reported a green laser light targeting his aircraft.
Police in LIndsay, Ont., are investigating after a pilot reported a green laser light targeting his aircraft. File/ Global News

Police in Lindsay are investigating after a pilot reported a laser light being pointed at his aircraft on Monday night.

City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service said around 9 p.m., a pilot of a small aircraft was beginning to descend and turn towards the runway at the Kawartha Lakes Municipal Airport. That’s when the pilot noticed a green laser beam light pointed from the ground towards the wing of his plane.

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Police say the pilot believes the laser light was emanating from the area of Northlin Park Road, Langton Place, Wood Court of the Westwood Court of Lindsay — areas just a few kilometres east of the airport along Highway 35.

No one was injured in the incident.

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Anyone with information is asked to call the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service at 705-324-5252, or email Sgt. Dave Murtha or submit a tip anonymously via Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online.

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