A TEENAGE boy requires surgery after being shot in his arm.

The boy was shot with an air weapon whilst waiting for a bus on Fulbeck Road opposite Grasby Close in Middlesbrough at around 7.45pm on New Years Day.

The 13-year-old boy had a pellet lodged in his arm, which requires surgery to remove it.

  • Anyone with information regarding the person responsible is asked to contact PC Matt Simpson on the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.