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Police hunt attackers who beat homeless man with a metal pole

Police are hunting two men who attacked a homeless man with a metal pole in Bedford Credit: ITV Anglia

Police in Bedford are hunting two men who beat a homeless man with a metal pole knocking his unconscious. They stole his wallet which contained what police say was a "considerable amount" of cash.

The incident happened at just after midnight on Thursday 5 June. The man was sleeping rough in the Roff Avenue area of Bedford near the junction with Clapham Road and Tavistock Street.

The attackers are described as white and in their early twenties and one was wearing a grey hoodie.