Girl hit in face with air pellet

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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.