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Boy shot with air weapon in Middlesbrough

Police are appealing for witnesses Credit: PA

Police are appealing for information after a teenage boy was shot with an air weapon whilst waiting for a bus.

It happened 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.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the non-emergency number 101.