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Bedfordshire Police is appealing for witnesses after an attempted knife point robbery of a dog occurred in Biggleswade.

At around 9.30pm yesterday (Tuesday), two men approached a dog walker in Chew Meadow and attempted to take the dog whilst showing, what the victim believes to be, a knife.

The two men were riding a red bike and an e-scooter and followed the victim to his home address after they managed to flee the scene.

PC Ashleigh Napier investigating the incident, said:

“This was a brazen attempted robbery of a dog which has left the victim understandably shaken and concerned for his and his dog’s welfare.

“We are appealing for residents to check their door cams, dash cams or CCTV for anything that could help us identify these suspects. If you saw two men riding a bike and e-scooter in Biggleswade yesterday, please get in contact so we can prevent this from happening to another person.”

If you have any information that can help officers investigate this incident please use Bedfordshire Police’s online reporting tool or call 101 quoting 40/22261/21.

If you would like to remain anonymous please call crime stoppers on 0800 555 111.