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Luton Crown Court
A man who stole £22,255 of electrical supplies from a Bedford warehouse he was employed to protect has been jailed for 20 months. Kevin Witherley, 51, of Ivel Way, Baldock...
Bedfordshire Police have now reopened Norse Road following a road traffic collision (RTC) between a car and a six-year-old at around 9.15am this morning. 
Joe Higgins
A man from Bedford has sadly died in hospital after he was attacked on Tuesday (17 March) by an off-road biker in Coventry...
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Jamal Jeng, 21, of The Close in Clapham, near Bedford, has been charged with murder following an incident on Friday morning (28th September). Police were called to a flat in St. Mary’s Street in the early...
Darren Stanton
A teenage victim who endured two years of abuse has told a court of her relief at its discovery, now that 50-year-old man has been jailed for six years...
Chief Constable Garry Forsyth
Bedfordshire's top cop, Chief Constable Garry Forsyth, has said he has the "best job in the world" while reflecting on his first 12 months in charge of Bedfordshire Police. “I’m blown away...
survey
If you have ever felt in fear or harassed when walking down the street, Bedfordshire Police would like you to complete their confidential survey to see if...
Money
Bedfordshire Police are urging parents and guardians to warn their children about the dangers of becoming a money mule. A money mule is someone who transfers stolen money through...
Swan Column Damage 11 July 1
A car has been driven into the Bedford Swan Hotel, damaging 200-year-old columns that support a balcony above its main entrance. The damage occurred when an "aggressive driver"...
Princess Anne Forest of Marston Vale Credit- June Essex
Staff at the Forest of Marston Vale say they "horrified" after thieves uprooted and stolen a tree planted by HRH The Princess Royal less than a week ago. Princess Anne planted...
Bromham Rd
Bedfordshire Police officers responded to reports of two men believed to be in possession of offensive weapons on Bromham Road at 7.35pm on...
Police Latest News
Bedfordshire Police are appealing for witnesses after reports a man was threatened with a gun in Campbell Close, Kempston, last night (16 Aug). There were then reports a man was firing a gun from a...