A PET cat has been shot with a BB gun in Scarborough.

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after the shooting of the domestic cat on Ridgeway in Eastfield, Scarborough on July 11.

On the day of the incident, members of the public reported seeing a teenage girl walking on the street "carrying two small BB hand guns".

She was described as white, 14-16 years old, 5ft tall and of slim build.

She had shoulder-length blonde hair which is shaved on the left hand side.

Police said: "We are requesting the public’s help to help establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

"In particular, we are appealing for information that may help to identify the female described."

Anyone with information that could assist the investigation can call 101, select option 2, and ask for Paul O’Neill.

You can also email paul.o’neill@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

Quote reference number 12190129180.