Bedford man seriously injured during armed robbery

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Bedfordshire Police are on the hunt for a group of men after a man was left with serious injuries during an armed robbery near Bedford bus station on Sunday night.

Police responded to calls that a man had been assaulted in Allhallows near to the bus station at around 10pm on 2nd December.

The victim said he was attacked by a group of black and Asian males in their teens or early 20s. They threatened and attacked the victim with a knife before stealing his bag.

The victim was taken to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries. A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the incident but released under investigation.

Detective Constable David Gordon, investigating, said: “This was a vicious attack and left the victim with some nasty injuries. If anyone was in the area and saw anything around this time that can help with our enquiries, I would urge them to get in touch.”

If you have any information you are asked to contact the police through its online reporting centre or by calling 101, quoting reference 389 of 2 December. If you’d prefer you can contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection to the incident and has been released under investigation.