11/05/2016 Middlesbrough

64-Year-Old Man Shot in the Chest with Airgun Pellet

Police are appealing for information after a 64-year-old man was shot in the chest with a suspected airgun pellet whilst he was gardening in Middlesbrough.

The incident occurred on Saturday 30th April at around 12:45pm in the back garden of a property on The Holgate in Middlesbrough.

It is believed he was shot at over a garden wall and the victim suffered minor bruising to his chest as a result.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect or anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact PC Mark Burrows on the non-emergency number 101, Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.