WATCH: Suspect taken into custody after pointing laser at OSHP aircraft in Dayton

DAYTON — New aerial footage has been released that shows a suspect pointing a laser at an Ohio State Highway Patrol aircraft.

OSHP said its Aviation Section was assisting Dayton police with a detail last week when a laser was pointed at their aircraft, which is a second-degree felony in Ohio.

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The flight crew found the origin of the laser and guided ground units to the suspect, according to OSHP.

Once officers arrived on scene, the laser suspect fled inside of a house.

After interviewing all of the residents, officers confirmed the suspect and took him into custody.

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