A man from Colchester has been jailed for 25 years for conspiring to murder his stepfather.
Armed, Masked Men Rob Shop In Heybridge
Two men, dressed in ski masks and balaclavas and armed with knives have robbed a Co-Op store in Heybridge.
It happened on Lawling Avenue last night.
Essex Police said: "At around 9.25pm on October 19 two men dressed in ski masks or balaclavas and armed with knives, threatened a teenage shopper inside the shop and demanded money from the staff member.
"The victim, a 16-year-old local boy, received minor injuries. The pair made off with a four-figure sum of money in a plastic tub.
"One of the suspects is described as white, 6ft tall, blue eyes, of athletic build, aged in his early 20s, wearing a grey hooded top, black balaclava, dark jogging bottoms and black trainers.
"Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at Chelmsford CID on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."
The first of the 66 Crossrail trains is in operation from today running on the TFL route between Liverpool Street and Shenfield.
A crackdown, aimed at tackling online child abuse in Essex has seen more than 40 people arrested in the last six months.
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