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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...
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Bedfordshire Police want to speak to anyone who witnessed or has information about a robbery near the Slipe in Queen's Park on Thursday evening (6 Sept). A man was approached by a group of 6-7 black and...
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Bedfordshire Police issued a security reminder and appealed for witnesses following a distraction burglary in Bedford on Wednesday 17 April.
A burglar, who was captured and detained by her intended victim, has been sentenced to over three years imprisonment after targeting an address near Castle Road in Bedford...
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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 -...
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A man has been jailed for more than four years after being spotted by police committing a robbery and then attempting to hide in a basement...
Bedfordshire Police and colleagues join with the NFU to tackle Hare Coursing. It’s been illegal for over 10 years and as well as being barbaric, Hare Coursing also causes thousands of pounds worth of damage to...
Seatbelt
Over 1000 people across Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire were prosecuted for not wearing a seatbelt last year. Men aged between 22 and 36, particularly...
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A man responsible for a break in at a Bedford house has been sent to prison for three years after he left traces of blood at the scene. Joseph Lamb, 45, of no fixed address...
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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...
Theft Debenhams 1st August
A man has been charged with theft and drug offences after a chase through Bedford town centre. Police were alerted when £845 was reported stolen from Debenhams. They apprehended the...
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...