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A series of stickers featuring racist and inflammatory phrases - purporting to be from Extinction Rebellion - have been spotted on lampposts along the...
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A man in his 20s received an injury to his leg after being stabbed with a broken bottle on Tavistock Street on Sunday night. Bedfordshire Police received a call at 9.15pm on 14 July. Emergency...
John Sebborn
Bedfordshire Police are on the hunt for a prisoner who absconded while on home leave in the county and wants the public's help to track him but say he should not be approached. Burglar, John Sebborn...
British Police Tape In Front Of Red Post Box, Shallow Depth of Field
Police have arrested two 19-year-old men after another man was stabbed on Foster Street yesterday (31 August) morning. A man in his 20s suffered stab wounds...
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Two men have been charged in separate incidents by Bedfordshire Police’s guns and gangs Boson unit. Last week a man in his 20s from Bedford was charged with possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence...
Mark Lay receiving his lifetime achievement award from PSA President Paul Griffiths
Mark Lay, Detective Chief Superintendent at Bedfordshire Police has been awarded a‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ at the Police Superintendents’ Association (PSA) annual conference. Judged by the...
Police on the beat
Bedfordians will see an additional 20 police constables on the streets, after an increase in the police share of council tax which was approved by the...
Vandalism estate agents
Two men have been arrested following a vandalism spree, stretching from Kimbolton Road to St Peter's Street in the town centre. Bedfordshire Police...
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The judge overseeing the trial of five men accused of murdering Polish man, Przemyslaw Golimowski, in a Bedford flat has today summed up the case ready for...
Cemeren Yilmaz
A 20 year old man and three 15 year olds who stabbed a battered another boy to death were today found guilty of murder. In the gang related attack one of...
Bedfordshire Police Helicopter
A man has been jailed for pointing a laser at a police helicopter. Neil Lanham, 50, of Woburn Road, Bedford, was arrested after he was seen by the crew of the aircraft pointing a laser beam...
A man found guilty of stalking a woman and damaging her car was sentenced at Luton Crown Court last Monday (19 July). Gregory Robinson, 31, of no fixed abode, was jailed for...