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Appeal for information after assault with an offensive weapon – Lingfield

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We are appealing for information after an incident in which a 14-year-old boy was shot with a BB gun.

The incident happened at around 8.10am on Friday 13 October at Lingfield railway station in Surrey.

The victim was walking through the station and as he walked past a group of teenage boys, he felt a sharp pain in the back of his legs and heard a popping noise.

He later discovered a red mark and small bruise on his leg.

Small pellets were found on the floor of the station area later that day.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who saw the incident at the station, anyone who knows of people in possession of a BB gun.

Investigating officer, PC Joe Scurlock, said: “We believe the victim was shot at close range by a BB style gun. I would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the offence, who saw some sort of BB gun and anyone who has any information which could help this investigation.

“If there are any other people who were shot at but haven’t contacted police yet, either on the same day or at another time at the station, I would like to hear from them too.”

Anyone with information is asked to call BTP on 0800 40 50 40 or text 61016 quoting reference number 359 13/10.

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