Arrests after pensioner hit by pellet
Two arrests have been made by police after an 85-year-old woman was struck in the head with a pellet in Belfast.
Sunday, 24 June 2012
The elderly woman was hit by the pellet as she got out of a car to visit a relative in the Mater Hospital on the Crumlin Road at about 7pm on Saturday.
The woman was treated for her injury, which is not believed to be life-threatening.
Police said they were aware of a number of similar incidents in the Crumlin Road area in recent days.
A 17-year-old who was arrested on Sunday evening in connection with the incident has been released on bail pending further enquiries.
A 23-year-old man has been arrested on Monday afternoon in the north Belfast area. He is currently assisting police with their enquiries.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at Grosvenor Road on 0845 600 8000.