He said: “When I go to the Rosevean terrace he went for my ankles and would not leave me alone something needs to be done.”The council has been approached for comment. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily Front Page newsletter and new audio briefings. It is hoped Lucky can be relocated to a sanctuaryCredit:Annie Bungeroth It read: “Many people love Lucky the magpie but too many children have been hurt because of his behaviour!”I’ve seen on more than one occasion children being harmed! My son has started to develop a phobia of birds because of the way this magpie treats people!”My friends’ little girl only today was attacked so close to her eye and this is why something needs to be done! The council are now involved we just need your support!”Another man claimed his four-year-old son had been attacked by the “nuisance” bird, which campaigners hope will be moved to a sanctuary. A magpie nursed back to health by a father and daughter has repaid its rescuers by reportedly attacking children after returning to the wild. The bird, named Lucky, was saved from the brink of death last year and had been cared for by Garry Bickmore and his daughter, Miya.After being reared, Lucky became very friendly towards humans and ended up as a mini celebrity in her home town of Penzance, Cornwall.But a petition has now been set up to re-home the bird, as Lucky has reportedly started attacking the neighbourhood’s children.The appeal, entitled ‘Stop Lucky the magpie’, is addressed to Cornwall Council and the media.