Police appeal for witnesses after man shot with BB gun in Oldham

GMP logoPOLICE ARE appealing for witnesses after a 43-year-old man was shot with a BB gun in Oldham.

At around 11pm on Friday 15 July 2016 a man parked his car outside of his house on Warren Lane, Oldham when he was approached by a man wearing dark clothing and a balaclava.

The offender pointed the BB gun at the man whilst he was still in the driver’s seat of the car, and asked “Where is the money?”

When the man told the offender he did not have any money, he was shot several times with the BB gun before the offender fled towards some nearby bushes.

Detective Constable Gareth Gwilliam of GMP’s Oldham borough, said: “This man has been left terrified after being attacked outside his own home, late at night.

“I’m appealing for anyone with any information to contact us to help us find the person responsible.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 0161 856 9063 quoting 127855L/16 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.


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