Man charged after woman loses baby after 'punch'

A man has been charged with child destruction after a pregnant teenager was punched in the stomach, causing her to lose the baby.

Police found the 16-year-old, who was seven months pregnant, after they were called to an incident at Copster Hill Park in Oldham at 3.15pm on Thursday.

She was taken to hospital but later lost her baby.

Dusan Bako, 18, from Copster Hill Road, Oldham is due to appear at Oldham Magistrates' Court on Monday.