Baby's clothes are set alight after yobs launched a FIREWORK

Baby’s clothes are set alight after yobs launched a FIREWORK into its buggy from a passing car

  • Baby’s clothes were burnt but the infant was not injured during drive-by attack
  • The shocking incident happened in  Dunstable, Bedfordshire on November 6
  • Police have launched a manhunt for the yobs who fled  in a small hatchback car

A baby’s clothes were set on fire after yobs launched a firework into its buggy from a passing car. 

The shocking incident took place in Dunstable, Bedfordshire, at around 9am last Friday.

Although the baby’s clothes were burnt, the infant escaped unharmed.

Bedfordshire Police are now hunting the yobs who were travelling in a small hatchback.  

The incident took place at the junction of High Street South and Periwinkle Lane in Dunstable, Bedfordshire

PC Sam Allen said: ‘We do not believe the child was targeted in this incident and although the firework burnt their clothing fortunately they were not injured. 

‘However, it was a very distressing incident and could have resulted in serious harm. 

‘We are very keen to speak to anyone who has information or was in the area at the time and has dashcam footage that could assist our enquiries.’

Anyone with information is urged to call 101.

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