A SCHOOLGIRL was attacked by a robber who struck in Leigh in broad daylight.

The 12-year-old was outside Leigh Cemetery , in London Road, when a man grabbed her and spun her around.

He demanded she hand over her money and her phone but she refused.

He then punched her in the stomach.

….The robber was of mixed race, in his late 20s, approximately 5ft 10ins tall, and slim.

He had stubble and a short beard and spoke with a foreign accent.

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