Woman Shot with Suspected Air Rifle in Albert Park

Police are appealing for information after a 61-year-old woman was shot in the right leg with a suspected air rifle.

The incident occurred on Tuesday 29th August at around 2:30pm in Albert Park in Middlesbrough when the victim was walking near to the Park Road South entrance when she was shot in the leg.

The victim suffered bruising to her leg following the incident.

It is believed the driver of a grey Landrover may have witnessed the incident and officers would like the driver of this vehicle to come forward as they may be able to assist with enquiries.

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