A man has been charged after a woman and her daughter were robbed at a cemetery in Oldham

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A man has been charged after a woman and her daughter were robbed whilst laying flowers on the grave of a relative in Oldham.

Mark Cavanaugh (02/06/1991) of Vulcan Street, Oldham has been charged with two counts of attempted robbery and possession of a bladed article in a public place.

He was remanded in custody and will next appear at Minshull Street Crown Court on 16 September 2019. 

At around 2.45pm on Sunday 21 July 2019, police were called to Greenacres Cemetery, Oldham after a man armed with a knife approached a woman in her 60s and her daughter and threatened them before attempting to steal a set of car keys and handbag.

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