Staff reporters - The West Australian
A 51-year-old Parmelia man has been charged after a police helicopter was struck by a laser.
Police alleged that between 11:20pm and 11:30pm last night a helicopter on patrol was struck numerous times by a green laser light.
The air crew advised ground units and police attended a residence in Bournan Heights, Parmelia.
It is alleged police located two lasers at the residence.
A 51-year-old has been charged with using a portable device to direct a visible laser or other narrow beam of visible light at or near a conveyance.
The man is due to appear in the Rockingham Magistrates Court on May 13.