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Detectives are trawling through CCTV footage to try to identify who hurled a brick through a taxi window, leaving a toddler with serious head injuries.
The two-year-old girl was left with a deep wound to the back of her head which was bleeding heavily after the house brick smashed through the rear window of the cab.
She was travelling with her mother along Dudley Road in the Wednesbury area of Sandwell when the brick was thrown.
Det Cons Debbie Hickinbottom said the child's 26-year-old mother has been left "deeply shaken" by the attack.
A toddler was left injured and bleeding heavily after yobs hurled a house brick through the window of a taxi she was travelling in.
The two-year-old girl was with her mother in the cab as they travelled home along Dudley Street in Wednesbury, near the junction with Potters Lane.
The 26-year-old mother heard a loud smash and felt something hit her head, while the youngster began to cry.
When checked, the child had a deep gash on the back of her head, which was bleeding heavily.
She was taken to hospital and needed stitches for the injury.
Police are now appealing for witnesses to the attack, which happened at around 9.30pm on October 8.