Teenagers arrested after Bedford stabbing

2306
British Police Tape In Front Of Red Post Box, Shallow Depth of Field

Police have arrested two 19-year-old men after another man was stabbed on Foster Street, Bedford yesterday (31 August) morning.

A man in his 20s suffered stab wounds to his legs in an altercation at around 3am.

He was taken to hospital for treatment but his injuries are not life threatening.

The two arrested have been released on police bail.

Detective Constable Luke Williams, from the Bedfordshire Police Crime Investigation Team, said: “We will not tolerate any kind of knife crime and we do all we can to tackle those who use weapons to cause fear or harm to others. 

“I would like to appeal to anyone who has any information that could assist our investigation to get in touch.”

 If you have any information please visit the force’s online reporting tool and quote reference 48 of 31 August.

You can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

For help or advice on knife crime and other forms of serious violence, please visit bedsveru.org.

Now more than ever, we need your help to fund the Bedford Independent’s quality journalism that serves our community...

We choose to champion editorial independence, meaning we report the facts without bias and can stand up to those in power when we believe it’s needed.

We can give a voice to people in our community whose voices may otherwise not be heard. And we don’t have a paywall, so everyone can read the stories we publish for free.

But in this time of crisis, many news organisations all over the world are facing existential threat, with advertising revenues plummeting. We’re no different.

We work hard every day to bring you news, commentary, entertainment and announcements from across Bedford. We hope that, with your help, we’ll be able to continue this for many years to come.

Will you help sustain our work today by clicking below ? Even a small donation makes a difference for our future.

Thank you for your support.