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Bedfordshire Police has issued an appeal to locate a man wanted in connection with offences including harassment, stalking and threats to kill. Detectives are looking to speak with...
A man in his 40s has been arrested by Bedfordshire Police after a woman was found dead at an address in Martson Moretaine. Police were called to the house in Gold Furlong...
A 36-year-old-year-old man has been sentenced to six years behind bars for violently assaulting and harassing two women. Orville Anderson Burgess of De Parys Avenue was...
Police on the beat
Bedfordshire Police will be in Bedford Town Centre tonight as part of a new campaign to tackle male violence against women and girls. The proactive operation, called Project Firefly...
Travelodge Bedford Brickhill Drive
A woman had to be taken to hospital on Sunday (1 May) morning after she was robbed and assaulted at a Bedford Hotel. Police were called to the Travelodge Hotel on Brickhill drive at...
A man who sexually assaulted a teenager in woods in Bedford has been jailed for more than four years. Rushane Hendricks approached…
Marvin Lendor
A man identified by officers through CCTV footage which linked him to two burglaries in Bedford has been jailed for almost three years. Marvin Lendor, 34, of no fixed abode...
A 51-year-old former teacher from Bedford has been sentenced to four years behind bars and has been handed a lifelong sexual harm prevention order for plotting to commit...
Bedfordshire Police has issued CCTV images in a bid to identify a man who helped the victim of a reported rape. Officers from the force’s dedicated Rape and Serious Sexual Offences...
Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner Festus Akinbusoye
Bedfordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has heard some “really disappointing accounts” of how people have been spoken to when calling the police. And he said it was ‘disappointing’...
Bedford's chief constable and PCC were joined by the High Sheriff of Bedfordshire and the Vice Lord-Lieutenant to cut the ribbon on the force's brand new state-of-the-art...
Kempston Challenger Academy
A woman who looked after a sawn-off shotgun that a 15-year-old boy took into a Bedfordshire school was jailed on Wednesday (20 April) for three years. Keesha Kalyan, now 21, had texted the boy saying...