Nine-year-old girl badly hurt as bottle is thrown at car
- 15 February 2014
- From the section Tyne & Wear
A nine year-old girl suffered serious facial injuries when a bottle was thrown at the car she was travelling in, shattering a window.
Police said the child was showered with glass when the bottle was hurled at the car on the A693 in Stanley, at 22:30 GMT on Friday.
Durham Police described it as "mindless" and said the girl had suffered "significant" injuries.
It is believed the bottle was thrown from a nearby underpass.
The girl was a front seat passenger.