Witnesses sought after Castle Road robbery

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In the early hours of Sunday morning, a man and a woman were taken to hospital and treated for their injuries following an assault and robbery on Castle Road

Bedfordshire Police were called at around 12:16am today (Sunday) to a report that a man and woman had been assaulted following a robbery in Bedford.

The incident happened at the junction of Castle Road and York Street when a man grabbed the woman’s handbag from her shoulder.

The assailant is described as having a beard and was wearing a woolly hat and dark clothes. He was on a push bike and headed off in the direction of Russell Park.

Officers attended and the man and woman were taken to hospital to receive treatment for their injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting reference 12 of 16 June.