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Beware the risks of festive spirits

Ahead of what is expected to be one of the busiest weekends of the year, Bedfordshire Police is urging people to follow their advice to ensure they don’t face spending Christmas behind bars.

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Bedfordshire triage team help tackle mental health issues

Bedfordshire triage team help tackle mental health issues

Bedfordshire’s multi-agency Mental Health Street Triage has been commended at the annual NHS Business Awards.

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Web shoppers warned over Facebook Marketplace fraud

Web shoppers warned over Facebook Marketplace fraud

Internet shoppers are being warned of a potential scam involving Facebook’s Marketplace.

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Over 400 claims of police abusing power for sexual gain in two years, watchdog reveals

Hundreds of police officers have been accused of abusing their power to sexually exploit people, including vulnerable victims of crime, a damning report has revealed.

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The break-in was reported at Beales in Worthing

Pat on the back for police

Bedfordshire Police has been rated ‘Good’ at keeping people safe and reducing crime in the latest inspection by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC).

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Beauty salon appeals for public’s help after late night break-in

Police are investigating after a beauty salon in Leighton Buzzard was broken into on Friday, December 2.

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Missing Sophie from Leighton Buzzard found

Missing Sophie from Leighton Buzzard found

A girl who went missing from Leighton Buzzard has been found.

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£200k theft of electrical equipment from Toddington Services Station

Police are in investigating after electrical equipment worth £200,000 was stolen from a vehicle at the MOTO Services at Toddington on the M1.

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Luton train station

Man stabbed outside Luton train station

A man was stabbed outside Luton train station yesterday evening.

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The Beech Road mess

Teaming up to fight fly-tipping

Central Bedfordshire Council has teamed up with residents to combat the problem of fly-tipping.

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Theft

Beds man arrested over attempted murder of police officer

Police investigating the attempted murder of a police officer in London have arrested a man in Bedfordshire.

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Cyber crime

‘Sexting’ blackmail on the rise, says Bedfordshire Police

Bedfordshire Police is issuing advice on ‘sexting’ with strangers after numerous reports of people being blackmailed.

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National Lottery confirms people’s personal information may have been accessed in the attempted hack

National Lottery confirms people’s personal information may have been accessed in the attempted hack

National Lottery operator Camelot has this morning revealed they are aware of “suspicious activity” which has been detected on a number of players’ online accounts.

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Do you recognise this jewellery?

Do you recognise this jewellery?

Can you help police to locate these jewellery items which were stolen from a home last month?

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Burglary

Safe stolen during raid on house

A safe containing personal documents and several items of jewellery were stolen during a burglary at a house in Leighton Buzzard.

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Tasers ‘failed’ prior to man being shot by police

Tasers ‘failed’ prior to man being shot by police

A man was shot dead by a police officer after tasers failed to be “effectively deployed”, a preliminary inquest has heard.

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Closer watch on crime hotspots

Newly-purchased mobile CCTV cameras have been installed in Linslade to tackle anti-social behaviour at vandalism hotspots.

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News from the courts. ANL-161115-171211001

Gang claiming to be cops conned elderly out of thousands

Four men who pretended to be police officers as they conned over £100,000 out of elderly and vulnerable victims in a nationwide fraud have been sentenced to a total of 15 years at Leeds Crown Court.

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Spiked flail among guns and knives handed in to police

Spiked flail among guns and knives handed in to police

A home made flail with vicious spikes was among more than 2,000 items handed to Beds police in a recent knife amnesty.

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Co-op ram-raid. Photo by Brown Bear Photography

JCB used in Co-op ramraid had been stolen from nearby farm

Police continuing to investigate the ramraid at Leighton Buzzard’s Co-op store in Stanbridge Road on November 8 have revealed the JCB used in the attack was stolen from a farm in Hockliffe.

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