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Bedfordshire has topped a national table of year-on-year increases of vehicle crime reported to police.
Incident in Bedfordshire rose a shocking 35 percent, with 7,798 reported in 2018 versus 5,774 in 2017...
Bedfordshire Police has successfully applied for its first ever Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) against a man who pleaded guilty to keeping a brothel.
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Did you witnesses an altercation between two groups of people in Priory Marina  on Saturday (23 February)? If so, Bedfordshire Police would like to hear from you.
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Bedfordshire Police are appealing for witnesses after two robberies in two days on Kempston Road
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Bedfordshire Police is appealing for witnesses as part of an investigation into a robbery in Bedford on Thursday 14 February.
Two people have been jailed for a combined total of more than 20 years, after ruthlessly assaulting a man outside his home in Bedford last October...
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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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Two Bedford men have been put behind bars for a total of 17 years for drugs and firearms offences, after being caught driving a stolen car. Habib Gohar, 19, of Coxs Close, and Hassan Nazir...
Two men, armed with a shovel and a hammer, have stolen cash and cigarettes from the North Drive Convenience Store in Shortstown. At around 7.30pm on 14 February...
A thief broke into Bedford Golf Club in Great Denham in the early hours of Saturday 2 February, making off with two charity collection boxes from the bar...
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Five people have been arrested after a drugs warrant targeting county lines activity in Bedford.
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Police are asking people to check their doors and windows, and report suspicious activity, after a spate of six burglaries and attempted burglaries in Bedford on Friday (8 February).