A young lesbian couple claim their baby is lucky to be alive after a rock was thrown through their window in the latest in a string of “targeted hate attacks”.
Eight-week-old Hope Devine escaped injury by centimetres after the missile bounced off the top of the swing chair she was sleeping in on Monday evening.
Parents Lucy, 21, and Leanne, 22, have been left “distraught” by the incident, which they say is the latest in a string of attacks directed at the couple in the last 18 months.
The couple say they have had homophobic notes shoved through their letterbox and have been attacked as they walked to the shop.
Police have mounted nightly patrols at the couple’s home since the rock attack, which is being treated as a hate crime.
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