Laser in Port St. Lucie pointed at Life Rescue helicopter

Laser in Port St. Lucie pointed at Life Rescue helicopter

Someone pointed a green laser light at a Life Rescue helicopter Monday night as it was flying from Lawnwood Regional Medical Center to Martin County, according to investigators.

It happened around 11:30 p.m. over the 2300 block of SE Brekenridge Circle in Port St. Lucie.

Police searched the area but did not find the person responsible.

Pointing a laser at someone behind the controls of an aircraft, boat or vehicle is a felony.

Port St. Lucie police urge anyone with information about this incident to call them at (772) 871-5001 or Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-800-273 TIPS.

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