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Kennet Rise
Bedfordshire Police has charged two men for GBH with intent and possession of an offensive weapon, after a man was stabbed on Kennet Rise, Bedford on Monday. Mohammed Rahman, 24, of Cobden Square, and Haseeb Akhtar, 21,...
Arrest Police
Two 16-year-old Bedford boys have been charged with more than 30 offences, following a spate of car thefts, burglaries and attempted burglaries in the Kempston and Great Denham...
A father and son who stole £1.7 million worth of antique jade and ivory ornaments from the home of an elderly Wilstead widow were jailed today (Thurs). Sentencing the pair, a judge who...
Less tolerance and fewer people travelling abroad could be reasons for the increase of calls to Bedfordshire Police, a meeting heard. At last week’s Delivery & Beating Crime Meeting...
Seth Lee
Bedfordshire Police have released an image of a man who has been recalled to prison after breaching his bail conditions. 21-year-old Seth Lee of Henley Road, Bedford had been charged with...
A murder investigation has been launched after a man was found dead in north Bedfordshire last Thursday (1 July). The body was found close to a farm track in fields off Turvey Road, between...
Bedfordshire Police cadet instructor, Liberato Lionetti, has won a leadership award at the College of Policing awards ceremony. The awards evening took place in Durham on...
Bedfordshire Police have charged a man with rape in connection with an incident in The Spinney, Bedford, on Friday 16 April. Rushane Hendricks, 28, of Monkshill, Bedford, has been charged with...
A man from Kempston will be behind bars for three years after grooming a teenage girl and persuading her to send him indecent images of herself over...
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)...
Child abuse NSPCC
The NSPCC is calling for a transformation of the support system for children who have been abused after it was revealed sex crimes against Bedfordshire children have risen...
appeal
Bedfordshire Police have launched a murder investigation and appeal for information after a man was killed in Leven Walk last night (Saturday 27 Oct). Police and ambulance crews were called to the area at around 9:40pm after...