Laser pointed at aircraft over Huntly

Police say they are taking the incident seriously (file)
Police say they are taking the incident seriously (file)

Waikato police are on the alert after a purple laser was pointed at an aircraft on Wednesday.

The strike is believed to have come from Huntly at around 8:35pm.

Police say they are taking the incident seriously and are canvassing the area.

Once caught, the person responsible could face serious charges in court.

Newshub.