Baby in a pram hit in the head by brick hurled through bus window as cops arrest boy | The Sun

A BABY in a pram has been hit in the head by a brick hurled through a bus window.

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested and charged following theincident.

The 17-month-old was in a pram on a bus travelling along Battlefield Road in Glasgow when the incident occurred at around 6.45pm on January 10.

The baby and her mother were travelling on a number five First bus at the time.

Glass from the smashed window also landed in the pram.

The toddler was taken to the nearby Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and was later released.

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Police said she was not seriously injured but described her mother as being "extremely upset and distressed".

A report will be submitted to the children's reporter and inquiries are ongoing.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "A 15-year-old male youth has been arrested and charged in connection with an incident on Battlefield Road on Tuesday, 10 January, 2023.

"A report will be submitted to the Scottish Children’s Reporter and enquiries are ongoing."

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Pictures from the scene showed the bus parked at the side of Battlefield Road, police vehicles parked at either end, as an ambulance rushed the child to hospital blasting its siren.

Passengers were evacuated from the bus immediately after the incident and were seen giving statements to police.

A Scottish Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We received a call at 18:41 on Tuesday to attend an incident on Battlefield Road, Glasgow.

"One ambulance was dispatched to the scene and a patient was transported to the Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow.”

Anyone who can assist officers are asked to contact Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 2784 of Tuesday, January 10, or make a call anonymously to the charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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