23-year-old man arrested in connection with Kempston assault

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Bedfordshire Police have arrested a man in relation to an assault in Kempston in December, which left a woman with serious facial injuries.

The incident happened on Bedford Road on Tuesday 15 December at around 7.30pm.

Read: Kempston attack leaves woman with facial injuries

A 23-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault and has been bailed pending further enquiries.

Anyone who has information about this incident is asked to 101 and quote Operation Casper or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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