Thief steals iPhone from the hands of a baby

Police in Lancashire are searching for a thief who stole an iPhone from the hands of a baby.

Police want to speak to this person shown on CCTV footage after an iPhone was stolen from a baby. Credit: Lancashire Police/ITV Granada

Twenty-month-old Luella Reid was watching a film featuring Barney the Dinosaur on the device while sitting in her pram when the thief took it from her.

At first, Luella's mum, 26 -year-old Danielle Hinnigan, thought her daughter had dropped the phone when she heard the tot say: ''Mummy, Barney gone, gone.''

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