A MAN has escaped serious injury after being shot in the face with a projectile while driving through Glenn Innes on Saturday.
The man told police he was travelling along George Street when, around 2.35pm, he felt a sharp pain to his chin after winding down his window.
Police say the man then noticed a small ball bearing bounce onto the floor of his vehicle.
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Fortunately, the 48-year-old suffered only a minor abrasion to his chin.
Police are investigating and are urging anyone who may any information to come forward.