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Investigation launched following violent disorder in Luton

6 Sep 2021

We have launched an appeal for information and have increased patrols in Ash Road, Luton, following a violent disorder last night (Sunday).

Officers were called at 9.37pm to reports of an incident involving a number of people with weapons.

A man was found in nearby Oak Road with suspected stab wounds and was taken to hospital where he remains with possible life-changing injuries. Two cars were damaged during the incident.

A man in his 30s from Luton and woman in her 20s from Bedford were arrested on suspicion of violent disorder in connection with the incident and are currently in police custody for questioning.

Detective Inspector James Day, from the force's Crime Investigation Department, investigating, said: “We have two people currently in custody, but our investigation is ongoing. We would appreciate the public’s help to piece together what happened and locate anyone else who may have been involved.

"We have increased patrols in the area in order to reassure residents, and to help prevent further offending.

“If you have any information about this incident, please get in touch. Any details, however small, may assist us with our investigation.”

Anyone with information is urged to contact us on 101 quoting the reference 40/47045/21.

You can also report online via our website www.bedfordshire.police.uk or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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