A pregnant woman has lost her baby after she was attacked at a bus stop.

Cromwell Road as seen on Google Streetview

Cromwell Road as seen on Google Streetview

The woman was sitting at a bus stop on Cromwell Road in Salford near Manchester on Saturday morning. She was approached and then attacked by three teenagers who stole her handbag.

A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police confirmed the unborn child had died: “As a result of the attack the woman has lost her baby.”

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with robbery. The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is due to appear at Manchester Magistrates’ Court later today.