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CCTV
Bedfordshire Police are keen to speak to three men captured in CCTV footage in relation to a robbery near Midland Road on 5 September...
Breathalyser
A man who went “careering” through the streets of Bedford late at night, trying to shake off a police car, has narrowly escaped going into prison. Rajesh Singh drove through residential...
Stolen springer spaniels
Eight dogs, including a black Labrador, two cocker spaniels and five English springer spaniels have been reported stolen from a kennel in Wilden...
Police advisory panel
Topics including recruitment and improving the diversity among the force were on the agenda at the first meeting of a new independent panel which will...
Vehicle car Theft. Image: Adobe Stock
A Bedford man was caught breaking into a car on a driveway outside a house in Bedford, after the owner saw him up to no good on his CCTV system. The occupant confronted Issac...
Drug deal
A father of five from Wootton who found himself in debt, thought he could ease his financial headaches by manning a phone for an illegal Bedfordshire drug line. Nigel Morrison had...
Traffic Police making enquiries
A Bedford man with an appalling driving history was told today by a crown court recorder today (Mon), “if you carry on drink driving you are going to end up killing someone.” Recorder Cairns...
Bedfordshire Police logo
A man needed hospital treatment after being violently robbed by three men on a footbridge near Midland Road. At around 11.15pm on Saturday (5 September)...
Luton Crown Court
A young girl, on a night out in Bedford, was taken advantage of by a man who was supposed to be helping her a court heard yesterday (Thurs). Instead of helping...
NSPCC online abuse
New data collected by the NSPCC has revealed that recorded online child sex offences have more than doubled in the last twelve months. Figures for Bedfordshire show that there were...
Prem Chandra
A double rapist was free for a decade because of a breakdown in communication between the forensic science service and the police. Prem Chandra, now 49, was part of a gang...
British Police Tape In Front Of Red Post Box, Shallow Depth of Field
Police have arrested two 19-year-old men after another man was stabbed on Foster Street yesterday (31 August) morning. A man in his 20s suffered stab wounds...