Witnesses sought after man hospitalised following Western Street attack

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Bedfordshire Police is appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked by two men in a street off Midland Road in Bedford.

At approximately 1am on Sunday (13 June) a man was walking along Western Street when he was attacked by two men.

One of the offenders was described as large and wearing a white t-shirt. The second offender was described as slim and wearing a pink t-shirt.

The victim’s serious injuries required hospital treatment.

PC Ashleigh Napier, who is investigating, said: “This type of behaviour won’t be tolerated in our county and we are currently following a number of enquiries in connection to this incident.

“We would like to ask anyone who might have any information that would help us with our investigation to come forward.”

Anyone with information can contact the police online or by calling 101 and quote reference number 40/29928/21.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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