Urgent witness appeal following assault and car theft in Biddenham

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Bedfordshire Police are appealing for information after a woman’s car was stolen from her in Biddenham.

At approximately 10.50pm on Friday (26 April) the woman was in Bromham Road when she was approached by two men in balaclavas who assaulted her and demanded her car keys.

The woman handed over the keys and the men made off in the car, a blue VW Golf type R, registration number MA19 ZKD.

Detective Constable Dave Brecknock, investigating, said: “This was a nasty and shocking incident and I’m appealing for anyone who has information to get in touch. Were you in the area at the time or do you think you have seen the car? If so please contact us.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 or via the Bedfordshire Police website quoting reference number 40/23821/19. You can also contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.