A house burgled in Bedford every seven hours

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One house in Bedford is burgled every 7 hours and 24 minutes, analysis of local data collected from the Beds Police by home security experts The Safe Shop has revealed. 1184 burglaries were reported last year.

Vehicles are broken into almost as frequently, with vehicle crime in Bedford occurring every 8 hours and 47 minutes meaning two people have to deal with a stolen or vandalised car every day in the town.

The analysis, by home security experts, The Safe Shop, uncovers shocking crime statistics as well as worryingly low clearance rates.