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Boy, 11, shot in face with BB gun in Derby

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A teenager has been arrested after an 11-year-old boy was shot in the face with a BB gun in Derby.

The boy was playing in Arboretum Park when the incident happened on Wednesday afternoon.

A police spokeswoman said he suffered minor injuries after being hit in the cheek.

A 14-year-boy has been arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm. He has been bailed pending further inquiries.