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Teenager charged with Manchester attempted bike robbery

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Image caption The attempted robbery happened at the junction of Oxford Street and Hall Street

A teenage boy has been charged after a cyclist was dragged across a road as robbers attempted to steal his bike.

A video circulated on social media showed a man being punched in the face and dragged across the floor as he held on to his bike on Oxford Street, Manchester on 4 September, police said.

The 17-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been charged with attempted robbery.

He has been bailed to appear before Manchester Youth Court on 25 September.

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