Pizza delivery driver shot in head

A pizza delivery driver suffered a head wound after a yob shot her with an air rifle.

Saturday, 20th August 2016, 6:55 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 8:27 pm

The woman was delivering a Domino’s pizza to an address in Chorley last night when the incident happened.

She was unloading her car in Derwent Road at around 7.30pm on Friday when she felt a pellet strike her in the back of the head.

It is understood it struck her above the left ear.

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Police said there were children in the area at the time but the driver was unable to see where the shot came from.

It is believed the pellet came from an air rifle or air gun.

The woman, who has not been named, was taken to hospital for a check up but was allowed home and is now recovering

Police have appealed for any witnesses to come forward.

Domino’s says it is supporting police with the investigation.