Sunday, October 25, 2020

Police & Crime

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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...
police line do not cross
Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed on Foster Street in the early hours of this morning (Monday). Cops were called to reports that a man in his 20s has...
Luton Crown Court
A drunken clubber who sough revenge on another woman has been handed a suspended prison sentence after pleading guilty to the attack in a Bedford nightclub. Courteney Dymond targeted...
Knife Crime
Two community projects in Bedford have been handed thousands of pounds in funding to help tackle serious youth violence. Youth Time, which was set up by dance students...
Castle Mound mosaic damage August 2020
A mosaic, telling the history of Bedford Castle, has been damaged by vandals again. The black and white tiles on the grass along The Embankment in front of the Castle Mound, have...
Jogger outdoor exercise morning sunshine
People who exercise outdoors are being asked to help Bedfordshire Police catch criminals and report suspicious behaviour after a number of incidents in...
Lime Street Police Station
Bedfordshire Police’s enquiry offices at Kempston and Bedford town centre are returning to their normal opening hours following the coronavirus lockdown...
A Bedford shopkeeper, targeted earlier this year by masked robbers, has welcomed a petition asking the Government to make retail crime a specific offence...