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British Police Tape In Front Of Red Post Box, Shallow Depth of Field
Two men have been arrested after a fight broke out by the shops on Wendover Drive yesterday (Wednesday). Police were called to the scene at around 1:30 pm following reports of a group of...
A Cannabis ‘factory’ on Foster Hill Road was raided today, with officers seizing thousands of pounds worth of the class B drug. One man was arrested on suspicion...
Harry Frost
The family of a young man killed in a traffic collision in Bedford last week have paid tribute to his “polite, helpful and considerate personality”...
Police on the beat
Twice police found David Barnett driving through Bedford with drugs in a vehicle, he is now counting the cost as he faces up to the next sixteen and a half months behind bars. That was the sentence...
Luton Crown Court
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...
Bedfordshire Police have joined up with six neighbouring forces in the Eastern Region to combat illegal blood sport, hare coursing. Hare coursing is an illegal blood sport, where dogs are used to catch and kill hares...
Police Line
St Peter Square, the High Street, St Mary’s bridge and pedestrian areas near Mercury Hotel have been closed after a suspected unexploded mortar was found in the River Great Ouse. People are...
Police cordon tape
Bedfordshire Police have reissued a call for witnesses as they continue to investigate what they call a "horrific ordeal" where a woman was raped close to Castle Mound in Bedford. The woman in...
A Man who assaulted a Bedford Borough Council Civil Enforcement Officer has been given a community order and fine by Luton Magistrates Court. At a hearing on 19 August, Biju Miah, 39, of Spenser Road...
Charge/Arrest Bedford Bedfordshire Police
Crack cocaine and cash were seized and four teenagers arrested by Bedfordshire police yesterday (Thursday) after another teenager was stabbed...
Officers from Bedfordshire Police are hoping that some of the many people in and around Bedford town centre following the Euro 2020 final can help them with their enquiries after a woman was raped in Bedford...
Police on the beat
A flag bearing a Nazi SS insignia that had been flying from a house in Bedford Borough has been taken down following a visit from Bedfordshire Police. The flag, which bore the symbol of the...