Appeal for witnesses following attempted murder in Bedford

6552
Bridge Road, Bedford (Google Maps)

Bedfordshire Police is appealing for witnesses following a serious stabbing in the early hours of Sunday (10 April) morning in Bedford.

At around 5am a man in his 30s was stabbed twice outside a property in Bridge Road.

He is currently in hospital with critical injuries.

One of the suspects is described as a man in his 30s, around six feet tall and of skinny build. He was wearing a white/off white hooded jumper with the hood up.

A second suspect is described as a white man wearing a dark tracksuit with a balaclava over his face.

A third suspect was described as a man wearing a dark hooded top and dark clothing.

DC Ben Dunckley, from the Bedfordshire Police Criminal Investigation Department, said: “We are appealing to anybody who was in the area who may have heard or saw something suspicious to report it to us as soon as possible.

“Alternatively, if you live in the area and have any home security footage, please can you check your footage and share anything with us as a matter of urgency.

“Any information you have could help us establish the circumstances surrounding this incident.”

If you have any information to support this investigation, please call 101 or use the force’s online reporting centre and quote reference number 78 of Sunday (10 April).

You can also give information to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the Crimestoppers website.

Now more than ever, we need your help to fund the Bedford Independent’s quality journalism that serves our community...

We choose to champion editorial independence, meaning we report the facts without bias and can stand up to those in power when we believe it’s needed.

We can give a voice to people in our community whose voices may otherwise not be heard. And we don’t have a paywall, so everyone can read the stories we publish for free.

But in this time of crisis, many news organisations all over the world are facing existential threat, with advertising revenues plummeting. We’re no different.

We work hard every day to bring you news, commentary, entertainment and announcements from across Bedford. We hope that, with your help, we’ll be able to continue this for many years to come.

Will you help sustain our work today by clicking below ? Even a small donation makes a difference for our future.

Thank you for your support.