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A teenage boy was arrested yesterday (Monday) on suspicion of drug dealing, after residents in the Russell Park area of Bedford reported suspicious activity. A 16-year-old boy...
A man has been charged with manslaughter after a 28-year-old man died following an incident outside a pub in Dunstable. Police were called just before midnight on Saturday...
A Bedford Town footballer whose life 'ended' when his sister was murdered, has been sentenced to four-and-a-half years in jail after being caught with almost half a kilo of cocaine. Rory McAuley, 32, was sentenced…
Jordan Carr
A dangerous, violent and "arrogant" burglar who taunted Bedfordshire Police with a "catch me if you can" comment on a wanted appeal on social media has been jailed. In February...
Bedford Park and Pavilion. Credit: Drone ADC Films
Bedfordshire Police are asking for the public's help to identify a man who followed a woman into Bedford Park and then indecently exposed himself to her. The incident happened at around...
Do you know this man? If so, you could receive a £1,000 reward.
Crimestoppers is offering a £1,000 reward for information which can help identify a man police believe is connected to an unprovoked attack and robbery on a young man in Bedford town...
Zeshan Akhtar
A man has been sentenced to seven years after sexually assaulting a teen girl in Bedford town centre. Zeshan Akhtar, 35, approached a teenage girl on 16 August last year after...
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...