Police are investigating after a plane was targeted with a laser while flying across the Powys-Shropshire border.

A Ryanair passenger plane was affected by a green laser on two occasions which affected the flight.

The incident happened while flying across the Mellington Hall area, near Churchstoke, at around 11.13pm on Saturday, August 31.

Dyfed-Powys Police have warned that it is a criminal offence.

Shining or directing a laser at aircraft, road vehicles or ships could lead to a prison sentence of up to five years, unlimited fine or both under laws introduced in 2017.

Anyone who has information about the incident is asked to contact Dyfed-Powys Police on 101.