A five-year-old boy has suffered life-threatening injuries when a suspected learner driver crashed into him in Saffron Walden.
11 Year-Old Girl Assaulted In Westcliff
A man has grabbed and assaulted an 11 year-old girl in Westcliff.
He approached her outside the Kings off-licence on Hamlet Court Road at 1.40pm yesterday and asked her for the time.
Essex Police said: "He then followed her down the road and grabbed her by the shoulder at the bottom of some steps leading from Hamlet Court Road to Station Road.
"The victim pushed him away and he ran off.
"The suspect is described as a white man, wearing dark clothing with the hood up.
"The victim also believed he had a squint.
"Anyone who thinks they know who the man is or who has any other information which could help is asked to call PC Chris Flynn at Southend Police Station on 101 or ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111".
A man who set a fire on the ninth floor of a block of flats in Southend, killing a neighbour and her unborn child, has been made subject of a hospital order.
Heart can reveal since so called 'legal highs' were banned last May - Essex Police have made 9 arrests relating to the supply or possession of the drugs.
Prince Harry's visited Epping Forest as part of a conservation project. See the pictures here.
Recently Played Tracks
Now playing: Non-stop hit music
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
What's happening on the roads where you are?
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.
Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart.
Get some great ideas on how to advertise your business on radio, online and on mobile.