Police release CCTV following footbridge robbery in Bedford

Officers are keen for any info after unprovoked attack

By Clare Turner
Wednesday, 16th September 2020, 3:29 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th September 2020, 3:32 pm

Bedfordshire Police officers are keen to speak to the men pictured in relation to a robbery on a footbridge near Queens Park..

Last week, Bedford Today revealed how a man had been robbed in a unprovoked attackAt approximately 11.15pm on September 5, the victim was walking towards Queens Park. When he was on the footbridge between Midland Road and Ford End Road he was approached by three offenders.

One of the offenders punched the man, causing him to fall. The group then proceeded to assault the victim as he lay on the ground.

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The offenders then stole the victim’s phone, a quantity of cash and cigarettes, and ran toward the Queens Park area.

The victim suffered serious injuries which required hospital treatment.

Investigating Officer Julia Hinson, from Bedfordshire Police’s Crime Investigation Team, said: “This was a violent and unprovoked attack on the unsuspecting victim. We are keen to speak to the men pictured as we believe they have information about this incident.

“If you recognise them or have information about this robbery please get in touch.”

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If you have any info about the incident, or recognise the men, report it online or by calling 101 and quote reference number 40/48304/20.

If you want to remain anonymous you can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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