Florida man accused of pointing lasers at planes landing, pilot injured

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MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. – A man in Florida is facing several charges after allegedly pointing a laser at planes trying to land at Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport, injuring a pilot. 

Charlie Chapman Jr., 41, was arrested after was caught on camera on Wednesday using a laser pointer and aiming it towards planes four times, according to NBC News.

While a Manatee County Sheriff’s Office helicopter was trying to find Chapman, he pointed a laser at them.


Article URL: https://www.nbc-2.com/story/41612284/florida-man-accused-of-pointing-lasers-at-planes-landing-pilot-injured

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