Bedfordshire Police officer wins regional accolade at national bravery award

PC Christopher Willcox-Cassidy was recognised in the 24th annual Police Bravery Awards held by the Police Federation of England and Wales. The event, sponsored by Police Mutual England and Wales, showcases the work of police officers who perform outstanding acts of bravery while on or off duty.

Police advice following a series of number plate thefts

Bedfordshire Police are issuing advice to motorists following a number of reports that number plates have been stolen from vehicles.

Thefts have been reported in Biggleswade, Bromham, Harlington and Shefford.

Five arrested for human trafficking offences after warrant

Five people have been arrested in Bedford on suspicion of human trafficking offences after a major operation targeting a suspected organised crime group.

E-fit issued in renewed appeal following Wyboston sexual assault

Police have issued an e-fit image of a man they are seeking, in a renewed appeal for information to a sexual assault in Wyboston in June.

At around 8.30am on Friday 28 June, a woman was walking along a footpath between The Lane and Chawston Lane when she was approached by a man who then assaulted her.

Street Watch volunteers rack up over 550 hours during patrols

Street Watch volunteers across Bedfordshire clocked up almost 600 hours in patrol time over the past three months. This is equal to patrolling 24 hours a day for 24 days.

Bedfordshire currently has 15 Street Watch groups based county-wide, made up of 150 volunteers.

Marston Against Crime’s first public meeting

Marston Against Crime was formed by Jeanette Little in June after numerous criminal and suspicious incidents in the village. Since the Facebook group was started on 1st June, over 560 people have joined. This was its first public meeting.

Cranfield and Marston Vale Chronicle covers crime news from the police and warnings from consumer protection groups

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