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A Bedford man faces five years in prison after being found guilty of committing a number of sexual offences against a teenage girl. Detectives praised the bravery of the victim for coming forward...
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With Euro 2020 in full swing, Bedfordshire Police are using football to engage with youngsters in an effort to "break down barriers" and "build trust and confidence" in the Police force...
A burglar, who was captured and detained by her intended victim, has been sentenced to over three years imprisonment after targeting an address near Castle Road in Bedford...
Police Appeal witness
Bedfordshire Police is appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked by two men in a street off Midland Road in Bedford. At approximately 1am on Sunday (13 June) a man was walking along...
A businessman from Clapham, Bedford has been jailed for helping to launder cash from a £1 million car fraud. Atif Shariff acted as a henchman for master swindler Ravinder Randhawa as he made a fortune...
Two men who used a Mercedes stolen from a home in Bedford to carry out a crime spree across Beds and Cambs have been jailed. Aiden Long, 20, and John Stanley, 21, were sentenced to...
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Bedfordshire Police have confirmed a 21-year-old man has been charged in connection with an incident on Maitland Street on Saturday afternoon (5 June), in which a man was stabbed...
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A 60-year-old man has been rushed to hospital after being stabbed multiple times while sat in his car on Maitland Street, Bedford yesterday (Saturday). Police were called to the area at around 4 pm and found...
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Crack cocaine and cash were seized and four teenagers arrested by Bedfordshire police yesterday (Thursday) after another teenager was stabbed...
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Six men were convicted on 28 May after a three week trial at Luton Crown Court for their part in the ‘Ginge Line’, a county drugs supply line running out of Bedford.
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Bedfordshire’s stop and search community scrutiny panel has two new vice chairs. Hina Shafi and Martin White took on the roles last month. Set up in 2015, the stop and search community scrutiny panel is made up of lay volunteers...
Chief Constable Garry Forsyth
Senior officers at Bedfordshire Police will be personally contacting victims of crime in the area to drive up service standards. Chief Constable Garry Forsyth and other...