Windscreen smashed after object hurled from Consett footbridge

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POLICE have issued a warning after yobs hurled an object off a footbridge onto a car below.

The rear windscreen of a car was shattered during the incident on Sunday (Dec 15) on the A692 Rotary Way, in Consett.

Luckily, no-one was injured during the incident and, although few details have been released, police are keen to trace the person or persons responsible.

Sgt Chris Davis of Consett Police, said: "This type of incident carried out without thought or as a prank could have life changing consequences, for both perpetrator and victim, and similar incidents across the country have resulted in fatalities.

"With such potentially serious consequences I cannot urge strongly enough to members of the public to please assist in identifying the persons responsible and reporting any information they have."

Anyone with information is asked to ring Durham Police on 101.

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