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Officers seek anonymity over Luton Police shooting

Bedfordshire Police officers involved in a fatal shooting in Luton have requested anonymity, an inquest hearing was told.

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Another school in lockdown as armed police turn out to detain suspected gunman today

A school went into lockdown this morning as armed police detained a suspected gunman nearby.

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Five Luton firearms gangsters found guilty

Five Luton firearms gangsters found guilty

Five Luton men have been found guilty of conspiring to import firearms into the UK from Eastern Europe.

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Nicola Sales

Have you seen missing woman from Dunstable?

Police are appealing for the public’s help in tracing a missing 42-year-old woman from Dunstable.

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Suspended sentence for man who lied about death of missing mum in Luton

Suspended sentence for man who lied about death of missing mum in Luton

A man who gave police a false account of the death of missing mum Natalia Doherty has been given a suspended sentence.

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Cop charged with making indecent pictures of a child

Cop charged with making indecent pictures of a child

A Bedfordshire Police officer has appeared in court on a number of charges.

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‘Paedophile hunters should work alongside police’

‘Paedophile hunters should work alongside police’

So-called ‘paedophile hunters’ should be recruited to work alongside police forces to help tackle child sexual exploitation says a leading police and crime commissioner.

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Jury fails to reach verdict in Kevin Kelly manslaughter trial

Jury fails to reach verdict in Kevin Kelly manslaughter trial

The jury have failed to reach a verdict in the trial of a man accused of the manslaughter of Luton father Kevin Kelly following a street fight they had in the early hours.

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Racist lout jailed for attack in Luton takeaway

A racist thug has been jailed after a violent attack on staff at a Luton takeaway.

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Police hunt Luton gang after two victims stabbed

Police are hunting a gang after a stabbing in Luton which left two men with life-threatening injuries.

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Napier Road is cordoned off at both ends

UPDATE: Controlled explosion in Luton street

A controlled explosion has been carried out in a Luton street to gain access to a vehicle.

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‘Devastating’ punch killed young dad court hears

‘Devastating’ punch killed young dad court hears

A young Luton plasterer who got into a street fight with another man in Luton town centre died after a “devastating punch” landed on his jaw, a jury was told yesterday.

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Kevin Humphreys

Dunstable sex offender jailed for 15 months

A registered sex offender from Dunstable has been jailed for 15 months after he was found with indecent images of children and extreme pornographic images, and was found to have breached his sexual harm prevention order.

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More than 11,000 new cases of FGM reported, NHS reveals

More than 11,000 new cases of FGM reported, NHS reveals

Latest figures from the NHS has revealed that there has been 11, 471 newly recorded cases of FGM in England in the last two years.

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Drop in crime rate ‘due to less exposure to lead’

Drop in crime rate ‘due to less exposure to lead’

Removing lead from petrol and paints has sparked a dramatic drop in crime levels, suggests new research.

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Houghton Regis hit and run leaves young girl injured

A hit and run involving a motorbike in Houghton Regis has left a young girl injured.

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Guard of honour for former Beds Chief Con Alf Hitchcock

Guard of honour for former Beds Chief Con Alf Hitchcock

A guard of honour and a salute by chief officers were just two gestures carried out to mark the funeral of former Bedfordshire Chief Constable Alf Hitchcock.

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Warning over Grenfell Tower scam

Central Bedfordshire Council’s Trading Standards team is warning residents to be vigilant following a report that a cold caller has been using the Grenfell Tower tragedy to frighten people into having their loft insulation replaced.

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Now that’s a fishy tail!

Now that’s a fishy tail!

An RSPCA officer dealt with fishy incident - after Bedfordshire Police called in the charity’s expertise for help with a rather unusual rescue…

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Woman sexually assaulted near Long Hedge, Dunstable

A woman was sexually assaulted in Dunstable by a man with a distinctive tattoo on his neck.

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