A THREE-MONTH-OLD baby has been hurt after being hit with a clump of dirt THROWN from a roof – with cops now hunting three boys.

It is alleged the little baby was hit with a large clump of moss and dirt hurled by three lads in Horsham, West Sussex.

The horror unfolded in West Street at about 6.30pm on Monday September 19.

Police say the lads were seen clambering up to a roof via scaffolding.

Witnesses say they then started throwing moss down on the public walking below.

Three boys were then seen running from the area on foot, in the direction of Swan Walk.

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Thankfully, the baby did not suffer any serious injuries.

Sussex Police say the first suspect is described as a 10–12-year-old boy, with blond hair.

He was wearing a grey tracksuit at the time.

The second suspect is described as a 14-year-old boy, with short back and sides hair.

The third suspect is described as a boy aged between 10 and 14 with short hair.

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It is thought he was wearing a black sports shirt and long black trousers.

Anyone who was in the area at the time is urged to contact the police by reporting the incident online or by calling 101, quoting serial 1097 of 19/09.

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