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Man suffers eye injury after being shot

A man suffered a ‘minor eye injury’ after being shot by an air pellet.

Police officers were called to the Ball Haye Green Recreation Ground in the Haregate area of Leek shortly before 10pm on Saturday (September 5).

Eyewitnesses said the police helicopter was scouring the area after a ‘gang of youths’ were said to be causing havok.

Officers are now hoping any witnesses can come forward