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Kempston News, Bedford Road
A Kempston shopkeeper who was the victim of an horrific armed robbery by two teenagers is so traumatised he may sell up. The masked youths, who brandished a knife...
(l-R) Aaron Miller, Caleb Brown, Jacob Morgan, Ramon Djuana
Three 15-year-old boys and a 19-year-old man, who stabbed and battered a Bedford boy to death and filmed him as he lay defenceless on the ground, were jailed for a total of...
Bedford prison
A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempting to smuggle drugs and mobile phones into Bedford prison. The arrest was made as a week-long joint operation between...
car fire
https://youtu.be/Hlphhwla6Ls "We will be back stronger than before" - Oakley businessman defiantly shrugs off vehicle fire as 'minor setback'. This is the moment Kieran Cowley found one of his work vans had been set on fire outside...
Greyfriars police station
Bedfordshire’s outgoing Police and Crime Commissioner hopes the sale of the former Greyfriars Police Station in Bedford will fall into place soon...
Charge/Arrest Bedford Bedfordshire Police
A 17-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a stabbing in Queen's Park last night (22 August). Police were called to reports...
Four men were arrested in connection with two violent incidents on Friday evening. Police were made aware of an assault in Grange Road, Felmersham at around 9pm on 27 August. Police were made aware...
Police Appeal witness
Were you in Roxton Road yesterday (Tuesday) at around 5pm? If so, you might be able to help Bedfordshire Police following a serious road traffic collision...
Bromham Rd
Bedfordshire Police officers responded to reports of two men believed to be in possession of offensive weapons on Bromham Road at 7.35pm on...
Sanjay Clouden
Sanjay Clouden, a Bedford gang member who led police on an almost 20 mile chase after stealing the contents of a cannabis factory, has been jailed for eight years. Clouden was...
Emergency support bags, filled with essentials to help those fleeing Domestic Abuse, have been funded by the Bedfordshire Police Partnership Trust (BPPT) thanks to a £14,000 grant from the Ministry of Justice (MoJ)...
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...