This is a message sent via Bedford Neighbourhood Watch. This information has been sent on behalf of Bedfordshire Police
We want to make you aware that there have been a number of incidents reported to Bedfordshire Police over the past week where Churches within Villages have been broken into with various items stolen.
Bedfordshire Police are currently investigating these offences and are working closely with surrounding Police Forces due to the close proximity to their borders.
We are asking for you, members of the public to be vigilant and look out for any suspicious persons or vehicles close to the churches in your or surrounding villages and report anything suspicious to us immediately via 101 or 999.
If you have any information about the offences that have already occurred this can be passed to the investigating officer via 101 or reported to Crimestoppers.
Charlotte Norris (Police, Constable, North)