Detectives investigating an incident at a barn party where four men were stabbed have charged a man.
Bailey Bowen, 18, of Brickhill Drive, Bedford is charged with the attempted murder of one of the victims - a 23-year-old man.
A second man who was arrested on Sunday has been released on police bail and a third, who was arrested yesterday morning, continues to be questioned by officers today.
The three victims, all from Bedford, were stabbed remain in hospital, one is critically ill.
The incident, which happened at around 2.30am on Sunday (Oct 13) in a farm building in the remote village of Begwary, near Wyboston.
The victims, all aged in their early 20s, were with friends at the party, which police believe was attended by around 200 people.
Detective Inspector Jerry Waite says the party had been advertised on various social media sites and is appealing to anyone who went to the Begwary barn on Saturday night into Sunday morning to come forward.
He said: “Clearly there were a large number of people at this event who may or may not have known the victims or offenders but we are keen to trace anyone who was present and could help the police investigation into what happened.
“We are not interested at this stage in whether the party was a private affair or not, we just want people to come forward if they were there.”
Anyone with information should contact Bedfordshire Police in confidence on 101, or text information to 07786 200011. Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.