A man from Colchester who befriended and sexually abused a young child has been jailed for seven years.
Arrests After Car Strikes 3 People
Three people have been struck by a car at the Festival Leisure Park in Basildon.
Police were called to reports of an altercation between two groups of people at around 5.10am.
The suspects then got into a silver Vauxhall Antara before driving into them.
Three men, all in their early 20s, are currently in hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
A 16 year-old boy and a 50 year-old man, from South Ockendon, have been arrested for attempted murder and are assisting police with their enquiries.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information about it is asked to Basildon CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
A man from Colchester has been jailed for 25 years for conspiring to murder his stepfather.
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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