Police have launched an investigation after a laser pen was aimed at a search and rescue helicopter.
The incident happened in Amisfield, Dumfries and Galloway, at around 11.15pm on July 17.
Investigating officers said the helicopter was flying over the village when it was targeted, possibly near to Amisfield Primary School.
A force spokesperson said: “Fortunately on this occasion the pilot of the aircraft was not affected by this reckless act.”
If you were in the area at the time of the incident or have any information that could help the investigation, call 101.