Woman hurt in 'air rifle' incident

A 20-YEAR-OLD woman needed hospital treatment after reportedly being shot at with an air rifle as she walked her dog.

The incident happened on Monday (February 18) afternoon, as the woman walked her dog in Epsom Court, Darlington.

She was walking towards McColl’s newsagents and needed treatment to have the pellet removed at Darlington Memorial Hospital.

She was left with five stitches.

Anyone with information is asked to call Darlington police on the non-emergency number, 101.

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10:04pm Tue 19 Feb 13

diga says...

This is why any kind of firearm needs to be monitored by officials. I hope the lady can get over this. Five stitches is serious when it's unprovoked.
This is why any kind of firearm needs to be monitored by officials. I hope the lady can get over this. Five stitches is serious when it's unprovoked. diga

10:38pm Tue 19 Feb 13

hemmi1 says...

i know pleanty of nutters with gun licences
i know pleanty of nutters with gun licences hemmi1

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