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A woman from Bedford has appeared at Luton Magistrates' Court and been charged with robbery. Sarah Pepper, 37, of Fenlake Road...
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After police were called to reports that a teenage boy had been forced into a vehicle in Bedford on Wednesday, (8 September), two men have been charged with a number of offences...
Louise Haigh, shadow minister of state for policing, visited Bedford this morning and joined Mohammad Yasin MP to hear from local people about the impact...
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The British Retail Consortium (BRC) says violence on shop staff is on the rise with a 9% increase on violence or abuse on retail workers since last year. The news comes as a man who threatened...
PC Hayley Hunter
A £50 offer of compensation sent to a police officer, who was punched in the face in the line of duty while apprehending a suspect in Bedford, has been branded an "insult"...
Mohammed Saada
A prolific and aggressive shoplifter from Bedford has been served with a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO), preventing him from visiting the town centre...
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Anderson Cosma has been found guilty of raping a woman along Bedford's Embankment back in February, after a three week trial at Luton Crown Court that ended on Friday 14 December...
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Bedfordshire Police has issued an image from CCTV of two men who carried out a robbery at a convenience store in Bedford...
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Bedfordshire Police have secured a closure on a property suspected of being used as a brothel. Three women and two men were also safeguarded after the operation in...
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Witnesses who may have seen two cars crash and an assault on Goldington Road on Tuesday (20 April) are being asked to contact Bedfordshire Police. At around 1 pm two cars, a blue...
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Can you help Bedfordshire Police in relation to a robbery that took place in Bedford last Wednesday (15 July)? The incident took place in Boswell Place...
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A unique ice cream van, stolen from Royston in Hertfordshire two weeks ago, has been located by Bedfordshire Police in Kempston Hardwick. Overnight on 31 July, Hotel...