Elderly targeted in ‘callous’ Bedford aggravated burglary

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An elderly victim was ‘barged’ during an aggravated burglary in Bedford over the weekend.

Two men who forced themselves into the property on Harewood Road at around 4pm on Saturday (February 18), .

The victim was then held down by one of the offenders while the other searched the property.

PC Pawan Nahar, investigating, said: “This was a highly distressing incident for the victim, who felt unable to defend himself or his home.

“If anyone has any knowledge of those involved in this callous attack, or have seen two males in dark clothing acting suspiciously in the area at the time, please contact us.”

Call PC Nahar on 101 with the reference JH/7058/2017, or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.