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A man had been hospitalised and five others arrested after a fight on Midland Road, Bedford in the early hours of this morning (16 June). Emergency services were called...
Luton Crown Court
A Kempston teenager was reported to the police by his parents after his mother found a gun in his wardrobe. Umar Javid’s mother was cleaning the 19-year-old’s room...
Police carry out a warrant
Five people have been arrested on suspicion of human trafficking offences after a major Bedfordshire Police operation targeting a suspected organised...
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...
Police Line
Bedfordshire Police are asking for anyone with information about an aggravated burglary in Bedford on Saturday to contact them. Three men wearing masks forced their way into a home on Queensbury Close in Queen's Park just...
Barkers Lane crash
A man has been airlifted to hospital after the car he was in spun off the road and smashed into a tree along Barkers Lane in Bedford. Two men were in the car when it crashed...
Arrest Police
Three people have been arrested after a stabbing in Alexandra Road, Bedford last night (Saturday). A man in his 20s  was found on the Road with several stab wounds at around 9pm last...
Bedfordshire Police say they're investigating an unexplained death after a body was found in a field in Turvey. Around 15 forensic officers were said to be scouring a field last...
Police on the beat
A man used offensive language, believed to be racially-motived, when he was challenged about queue-jumping in a Bedford bank on Friday (12 June)...
Police Line
Bedfordshire Police are appealing for witnesses and dash cam footage that may explain how a motorcyclist was killed on Ampthill Road last night. The Biggleswade man was...
Luton Crown Court
A Bedford scout leader, caught with child sex abuse and extreme pornographic images, has been given an 18 month community order and a £500 fine...
police line do not cross
A body has been found in Harrold. Bedfordshire Police say they were called at around 8.00am this morning (Thursday) following the discovery of the body close to Brook Lane in the...