Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Police & Crime

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Kevin Langford
A man has been jailed for 23 years for what police have described as "horrific sexual abuse" over six years that began when his victim was just 12 years old. Kevin Langford, 54...
Luton Crown Court
A man caught printing child pornography in a public library was jailed for two years today 5 July). As reported in the Bedford Independent last month, Derek McGillivary was caught...
CCTV Robbery Bedford 26 June
CCTV images of a man that police would like to speak to about a spate of Bedford robberies have been released. The images are of a man who police believe is connected to a...
Police on the beat
Bedfordshire Police have renewed their appeal today for information connected to a sexual assault in Wybsoton a week ago and will be carrying out high visibility patrols...
Luton Crown Court
A Bedford teenage boy dressed up like an SAS man and packed a 'rape kit' to break into the home of a young girl and sexually assault her after she’d spurned his Snapchat...
Police Latest News
Police are appealing for information after a teenager was robbed at knifepoint on Sunday evening (30 June). The victim was targeted in Larkway off...
Beds Fire and Rescue
A man with “an unhealthy fascination with fire” who went on an arson spree through the Bedfordshire countryside is facing a long stretch behind bars after being found guilty of three counts...
Arrest Police
Bedfordshire Police were called to Ashmead Road, Brickhill at 2.30am on Monday (1 July) following reports that a car was driving erratically. The driver...
Abdirizak Alassow arrest April 2019
A county lines drug dealer, arrested in Bedford, has been jailed for four-and-a-half years after an extensive investigation by Bedfordshire Police. Abdirizak Alassow, 21, of Pemdevon...
Lucy Applegate and Nacho
Bedfordshire Police say they are treating an incident, in which a woman with a rare genetic eye disorder was told she couldn't bring her guide dog inside a Bedford shop, as a possible...