Manchester

Dusan Bako in court after 'punched' teenager loses baby

Oldham Magistrates' Court Image copyright Google
Image caption Magistrates remanded Dusan Bako in custody until a hearing on 8 September

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

Police said the 16-year-old, who was seven months pregnant, was attacked in Copster Hill Park, Oldham on Thursday.

She lost her baby in hospital.

Dusan Bako, 18, of Copster Hill Road, Oldham, was remanded in custody by Oldham magistrates until his next hearing on 8 September at Manchester Minshull Street Crown Court.

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