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A victim has shared her experience of being stalked and blackmailed by a man she considered a friend, after he was jailed for two and a half years. Anwar Hussain, 27, from London pleaded guilty to...
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Bedfordshire Police’s guns and gangs unit has taken drugs and ammunition off the streets as well as charging someone as part of an investigation into a local drugs supply line. Last week a man in his...
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The mother of a teenager who was stabbed to death in Bedfordshire in 2018, will talk about her experiences and how other parents and carers can prevent their children getting involved in knife crime, during...
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Bank card scam call Bedfordshire Police has issued a warning to the county’s residents, following reports of a police impersonation scam. In the recent investigations, a woman was contacted by phone by a person claiming to be...
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Bags to provide help for those in need of support after fleeing violence The Bedfordshire Police Partnership Trust (BPPT) has been awarded £14,370 by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) to help support individuals fleeing Domestic Abuse. The...
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Criminals who acquire money through illegal means forced to pay it back A specialist policing team dedicated to stripping the money and assets of criminals in the East of England has recovered over £1 million since...
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Violence Reduction Units tackle serious violence and prevent young people being drawn into it The government announced on Monday (8 February 2021) that it will provide funding for the 18 Violence Reduction Units (VRU) operating across...
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Appeal for information after bird of prey targeted The RSPCA is appealing for information after an injured buzzard was found to have been shot in Henlow, on Friday 5 February. The animal welfare charity is investigating...
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Bedfordshire’s police and crime commissioner (PCC), Kathryn Holloway, has marked the first anniversary of the specialist centre she introduced to support victims of serious sexual assault from across the county. The Sexual Assaults Referral Centre (SARC)...
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Officers from Bedfordshire Police’s Public Protection Unit have released an e-fit image and are appealing for information, after a boy recently reported being raped in Bromham in 2018. A 12-year-old boy was running towards Bromham Bridge...