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Police Appeal witness
Bedfordshire Police have appealed for information after a burglary last week in the Prime Ministers area of Bedford. Between 8pm and 9pm on Friday (29 January), a man entered a property in Stanley Street...
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...
Luton Crown Court
A man has been charged with breaching a civil order imposed by police to prevent human trafficking. The man in his 30s from Bedford was charged with...
Police Line
Bedfordshire Police have launched an appeal for witnesses after guns and ammunition were stolen from a house in Staploe. On Wednesday afternoon (19 June), just before...
Bar pub drinks
Now the Christmas party season is in full swing, investigators from the Bedfordshire Police’s Emerald team are issuing a timely reminder about the...
Wyboston attack efit
An e-fit of a man thought to be behind a sexual attack in Wyboston last month has been issued as Police renew their appeal for witnesses and information in a bid to catch the attacker. On 28 June...
The United Nations' Commission on the Status of Women was addressed by Bedfordshire Police's Assistant Chief Constable (ACC) this week.
Charge/Arrest Bedford Bedfordshire Police
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...
Stocks
A former Bedfordshire man, who was educated in Bedford, has been found guilty of conspiracy and wire fraud charges in relation to the Libor rigging scandal. The Wall Street Journal reports that on Wednesday, Gavin Campbell...
Ampthill Rd parking meter
Over recent weeks, thieves have broken into a number of parking meters in the Ampthill Road area stealing hundreds of pounds. Drilling holes into the meters in the early...
Greyfriars police station
A prominent town centre eyesore in Bedford is edging closer to having its future resolved, insists Police and Crime Commissioner, Kathryn Holloway...
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...