Breaking news: two teenagers charged after Kempston stabbing

6543
Police on the beat

Bedfordshire Police have charged two teenagers with wounding with intent after a man was stabbed in Kempston.

The incident, on Bedford Road, happened last Thursday (15 August).

A 17-year-old boy and a 14-year old boy, both from Kempston, were arrested on Monday (19 August) and have now been charged.

They have been bailed ahead of a further court hearing next month.

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.