A 74-year-old woman has suffered a broken arm after being struck by a large pellet in Chessington.

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after the incident in Hook Road, which happened at about 7.40pm on Saturday, February 10.

Detectives believe the pellet may have been fired from a catapult or similar device.

Anyone who witnessed the incident, or has any information about someone using such a weapon in the Chessington area, should call Kingston police on 101 quoting CAD 6572FEB10.

Alternatively, to remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.