a GIRL aged 17 was struck in the face with an air weapon pellet, which narrowly missed her eye.
The teenager was with a group of friends on Mowbray Gardens, East Herringthorpe, Rotherham, when the weapon is believed to have been fired from a passing car.
She was hit just millimetres away from her eye and fell to the ground.
An investigation into the incident on Saturday September 8 is under way.
Witnesses or anyone with information about the culprit should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.
Quote 1,354 of September 8.