Car shot at crashes into trick-or-treating girl, 12

A 12-year-old girl who was out trick or treating was struck by a car which was shot at on Merseyside.

By Claire Lewis
Friday, 1st November 2019, 9:11 am
Updated Friday, 1st November 2019, 9:12 am

Police said a man was shot at while driving down Sceptre Road, Croxteth, at 7.50pm yesterday.

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His car then collided with the girl.

Sceptre Road, Croxteth

Merseyside Police said her injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

Paddy Kelly, of Merseyside Police, said the incident was ‘extremely worrying’.

He added: "The offenders have shown no thought for the general public and (it) has resulted in an innocent young girl, who was out enjoying herself, experiencing this traumatic ordeal."