Police appeal following Tavistock Street stabbing

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Police Appeal witness

Bedfordshire Police is appealing for information following a stabbing in Bedford.

At approximately 5.30pm on Tuesday (12 July), a man was outside Tavistock Wine Shop on Tavistock Street, when he was approached by another man and stabbed.

He received hospital treatment for his injuries, which were not life-threatening.

The suspect is described as a Black man in his 20s, between 5’4” and six feet. He was wearing a black durag, black and grey panelled tracksuit, black trainers, and white socks.

PC Ashleigh Napier investigating said: “We are particularly interested in speaking with anyone who was in the area at the time and saw the incident unfold, to get in touch with us immediately to shed some light on the situation.”

If you witnessed this incident or have any details that could help officers, please call 101 or use the force’s online reporting centre and quote reference 344 of 12 July.

You can also give information to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the Crimestoppers website.

To report concerns about knife crime, please report online or call police on 101.

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