Baby taken to hospital with burns after firework 'thrown' at pram in Jordanthorpe, Sheffield

A one-year-old boy was taken to hospital with serious injuries after a firework was thrown at a baby’s pram in Sheffield.

Tuesday, 9th November 2021, 2:03 pm

Emergency services were scrambled to Batemoor Road in Jordanthorpe at 1.30pm yesterday, Sunday, November 7.

It has been reported that the baby suffered serious injuries after he was hit by a firework.

Family members wrote on the community Facebook page Only in Jordanthorpe that the firework had been ‘thrown’ at the boy’s pram.

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A baby was taken to hospital after a firework was reportedly 'thrown' at a pram on Batemoor Road in Jordanthorpe, Sheffield, on Sunday, November 7 (pic: Google)

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The one-year-old suffered burns and was rushed to hospital by ambulance. Police said his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

An investigation is now underway. No arrests have been made over the incident.

A spokesperson for South Yorkshire Police said: “Officers have spoken to a number of individuals in connection to the incident and enquiries are ongoing.”

Anyone with information about the incident can call South Yorkshire Police on 101, or anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.