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Family members have paid tribute to a 20-year-old man who died in a road traffic collision in Bedford last week. Aaron Athwal, from Bedford...
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A prisoner on remand at Bedford jail accused of attempting to murder his wife was found hanging in his cell, an inquest heard today. Ezra Tamiem, 39, who had never been in...
A major police operation carried out in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday) has resulted in six arrests in connection with a series of theft...
Boson Gun Weapons Sweeps 13 June 2019 2
Bedfordshire Police are taking part in a national campaign to get unwanted guns and ammunition off our streets by asking people to hand them in. Anyone doing so during the...
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A crash involving a car and a motorcycle in Kempston yesterday evening has left a man seriously injured and another on the run after he fled the scene. It happened at the junction...
Arrest Ashburnham Road 4 Oct
Bedfordshire Police say they've captured one of "Bedford's most wanted criminals" after managed to get away from them for several days. The man in his 40s was spotted...
A Bedford man has been jailed for six years after raping a woman and leaving her with long-lasting fear and anxiety. Paramanathan Nanthasri, 38, was found guilty of one count...
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Police looking for a missing man from Stewartby have found a body. Marc Pilsbury, 45, was reported missing on Monday (23 May) and was last seen near The Great Ouse Way, near Bedford...
Greenkeepers Road, Great Denham Image: Google, Streetview (May 2019)
Two shots were fired at the front door of a house in Great Denham this morning (Sunday), in what Bedfordshire Police say was not a "random attack" Police were called to reports...
Luton Crown Court
A Bedford restaurant worker who was caught with indecent images of children was today (Tuesday) ordered to carry out unpaid work and...
Bedford Park and Pavilion. Credit: Drone ADC Films
Bedfordshire Police are asking for the public's help to identify a man who followed a woman into Bedford Park and then indecently exposed himself to her. The incident happened at around...
Daddy Smith
A man has been given a combined sentence of eight years in prison after he attacked and robbed an elderly couple in a street in Bedford in June.