A baby’s clothes were set on fire after yobs launched a lit firework from a passing car, which landed into the baby’s pram.
The incident took place in Dunstable, Bedfordshire, at around 9am last Friday.
Although the baby’s clothes were burnt, thankfully the infant was unharmed.
Bedfordshire Police have launched a witness appeal to find the occupants of the car, described as 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.