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.

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.

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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."