POLICE are hunting for a rogue drone pilot after a 'near miss' at London Oxford Airport.

The force received a call from the airport on Monday about a drone being flown in the Bletchingdon area at about 3pm, which is too close to the site under new laws.

Since March, the devices have been forbidden from flying within a five kilometre radius of airports, meaning flights above the palace, Bletchingdon and the northern tip of Oxford could lead to a prison sentence.

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The legislation, from the Department for Transport, comes after flights were grounded at Gatwick Airport in the run up to Christmas due to a reckless drone pilot.

If you have any information call 101, quoting incident 43190224282.