A man was threatened at knife point during an attempted robbery on Monday in Calverton Road.
The incident happened at approximately 7.35pm when the 27-year-old victim had been to the shops and used a cash machine.
Two men approached the victim and demanded he hand over his wallet before the victim walked away and got into his car. The two offenders left the scene on foot empty handed.
The officer in charge of this investigation, Detective Constable Gill Cowley, is keen to trace anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone who may have been approached by two men in the area.
The first offender is described as a black man, between 25 to 30 years old, 6 foot tall with a medium build. He wore a black peaked cap and a black jacket with fur on the hood.
The second offender is described as a black man, of the same age range and wearing similar clothes with velcro training shoes. He is approximately 6 foot 2 inches tall. Anyone with information relating to this incident can contact DC Cowley, in confidence, on 01582 394471, or Bedfordshire Police on 101.