Man charged with punching newborn baby in Tesco supermarket

Man charged with punching newborn baby in Tesco supermarket

A 63-year-old man has been charged with punching a newborn baby in a UK supermarket.

Five-day-old Elsie Rose was on her first outing with her mother, Amy Duckers, 27, when she was struck in the head in her pram at the Tesco store in Baguley, Greater Manchester, on Monday.

The little girl, weighing 6lb 12oz, was taken to hospital as a precaution but was later discharged.


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A spokeswoman for Greater Manchester Police said: "David Hardy, of Longfield Road, Baguley, was charged with assault and has been bailed to appear at Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court on October 4."

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