A man has been taken into custody after a laser beam had been directed at a police helicopter.

Officers located the man near Chinnor after he was said to have been shining a laser beam at the police helicopter while the force was completing training in the area

The laser torch was seized and  the suspect is going to be interviewed on suspicion of an offence under section one of the Laser Misuse Act.

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Also while on patrol in South Oxfordshire, officers seized a Honda car in Wheatley as its vehicle licence had expired in December 2023.

Officers also assisted local units in Abingdon with an area search for two suspicious males outside a residential premise in the early hours but no persons were located.