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Arrest Police
Bedfordshire Police say they've charged a 16-year-old boy with assault and multiple burglaries after a number of incidents in the Brickhill area. The youngster, who can't be named...
Seth Lee
Bedfordshire Police have released an image of a man who has been recalled to prison after breaching his bail conditions. 21-year-old Seth Lee of Henley Road, Bedford had been charged with...
Simon Mushonga photo
A fundraising page has been set up for Simon Mushonga, the Bedford man murdered in Kettering at the weekend. The page, set up by a family members is asking for support to raise the £5000 needed to send Simon...
Bedford prison
Mathew Hessing was caught red-handed when prison officers went to his cell at Bedford Prison, suspecting he might have a mobile phone.
Luton Crown Court
A Kempston postmaster and an estate agent were confronted by a masked armed robber  who was planning to lower himself into the shop to rob the safe...
Bedford's chief constable and PCC were joined by the High Sheriff of Bedfordshire and the Vice Lord-Lieutenant to cut the ribbon on the force's brand new state-of-the-art...
Luton Crown Court
The victim of a knife point robbery in Bedford Town a Centre has forgiven the gang that robbed him late at night and stole his wallet…
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...
traffic
Bedfordshire Police have closed Bedford Road, Wilstead from the A6 roundabout to the junction at Duck End Lane while emergency services deal with a road traffic collision. Road users are being…
A Bedford man wanted in connection to burglary offences is being hunted by police and they want your help tracking him down. Graham Pinsent, 51, of Goldington Road is described as white, slim and...
A former Bedfordshire Police detective constable who sent inappropriate messages to female colleagues over social media, has been found to have...
Hare Coursing
Bedfordshire Police have arrested two people and seized two cars as part of their crack down on illegal hare coursing in North Bedfordshire. They were called...