Was bird shot with air rifle?

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An injured bird was spotted in Nuthall after an air rifle or something similar was fired.

Local police were alerted after the incident on Mornington Crescent at 7 am on Thursday May 1.

The injured bird was seen on top of a garage.

The caller who reported the incident said they were concerned as one of the neighbours has young children who play on a trampoline and the alleged shots had been fired in the vicinity.

The caller also stated a similar incident happened last summer but was not reported.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, giving the incident number of 125-01052014.