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Bedfordshire Police have secured £4.571m of unique emergency funding from the Home Office to fight gang, gun and knife crime in the county...
Bedford prison
A prisoner who viciously attacked a guard at Bedford Prison, leaving him with head injuries, has been sentence to eight years The prison officer was on patrols when he was approached by Samuel Prime-Fearon who threw...
Op Nola raid - Hurst Grove
Bedfordshire Police have arrested seven people in an early morning raid after weeks of intelligence gathering into county lines drug dealing and cuckooing in Bedford. A property in Hurst Grove was raided on Tuesday morning leading to the...
Donald Kargbo-Reffell
A Clapham man has been found guilty of a 1999 rape after he was identified as part of a review into unsolved serious sexual assault cases. On 1 June 1999 the victim, then in her 30s,...
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,...
A further three men have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Patryk Olowniuk in Bedford on Saturday night. A 30-year-old man, a 27-year-old man and a 26-year-old man, have been arrested on...
Bedfordshire Police County Lines
https://youtu.be/MLLxZuEKP1A You may have seen County Lines and Cuckooing mentioned in the news lately. In particular the reports from Bedfordshire Police’s recent activity to disrupt the criminal practices, when four people were arrested and another four...
The man murdered during a shooting in Leven Walk on Saturday (27 October) has been named as 20 year old Patryk Olowniuk, from Bedford. Emergency services were called to the street in Brickhill at around 9.40pm....
Police are appealing for information following the theft of a charity box from a funeral directors in Bedford Road, Kempston. The incident occurred between 12.10pm and 1pm on Monday, 22 October when a man entered the...
Latest News
Four people have been arrested as part of a murder investigation after a man was killed on Leven Walk in Brickhill last night (27 October).  They include: - A 54-year-old woman - A 26-year-old man - A 22-year-old man -...
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...
Embrace
Bedfordshire Police praised the 'team effort' that helped win the Embrace Child Victims of Crime (CVOC) Fundraising Force of the Year 2018 award, at an event in London last week. Embrace CVOC is a national charity which has worked tirelessly...