Man, 60s, repeatedly stabbed in chest and neck while sitting in car

A man was rushed to hospital after he was repeatedly stabbed while sitting in his car.

The attack happened in Maitland Street, Bedford, at around 4pm on Saturday.

The victim, in his 60s, was found with multiple stab wounds to his neck and chest.

He was taken to hospital but his condition was not clear on Saturday evening.

A 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and remains in police custody for questioning.

Detective Chief Inspector Marie Gresswell of Bedfordshire Police said: ‘We are working to establish the circumstances of this incident, and are following up several lines of enquiry.

‘We believe this was an isolated incident with no risk to the wider public, and our officers remain on scene to give reassurance to residents and listen to any concerns they may have.

‘We would also like to hear from anyone who may have been in the area at that time and has any dash cam footage, CCTV, or information, which could help us in our investigation.’

Anyone with information is urged to contact 101.

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