A SCHOOLBOY was allegedly shot by a BB gun as he walked along Church Street, Settle on Monday afternoon.

Police say the boy was shot by someone from out of the passenger window of a small, white, four door car as he walked home from school at around 4.40pm. He was thankfully not injured.

A police spokesperson said: "We are appealing for information, CCTV and witnesses that will assist our investigation and help identify those involved.

"If you have any information that could help our investigation you can call North Yorkshire Police on 101, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via its website."

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