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A serial burglar has been jailed for life after committing offences in Bedfordshire and elsewhere around the country. Patrick Connors was sentenced to three...
Ford End Road CCTV July 2019
Police have released CCTV images of two men, who they believe were involved in a the theft of a knife that was later used to threaten someone on Tavistock Street, Bedford. On 16 July...
appeal
A woman walking through an alleyway running from Eastcotts Road to Bamford Road was assaulted by three men who then stole her purse on Monday night, 11 March. As she was walking through the alleyway, just...
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,...
Bedfordshire Police has successfully applied for its first ever Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) against a man who pleaded guilty to keeping a brothel.
appeal
Bedfordshire Police want to speak to anyone who witnessed or has information about a robbery near the Slipe in Queen's Park on Thursday evening (6 Sept). A man was approached by a group of 6-7 black and...
Two people have been jailed for a combined total of more than 20 years, after ruthlessly assaulting a man outside his home in Bedford last October...
Arrest Police
Bedfordshire Police have charged a 27-year-old man with a string of offences in Bruce Road and Balliol Road, Kempston yesterday. The police helicopter was called to help...
Arrest Police
A man has been jailed for two years and one month for a number of offences including home robberies in Bedford and Kempston. James Barlow, 52, of no fixed abode, was jailed...
Police Appeal witness
Bedfordshire Police is appealing for witnesses after an aggravated robbery at a convenience store in Bedford. The incident took place at the McColl's store on Avon Drive at approximately 6.20pm...
Police Appeal witness
Bedfordshire Police is appealing for information from the public following an aggravated burglary in Bedford. Three men forced their way into a property...
Joel WILSON
Joel Wilson, 34, of St Michaels Road, Bedford has been found guilty jailed for 14 months and a court order extended, after breaching the conditions of a Sexual Harm Prevention Order (SHPO)...