A teacher, who worked in Chelmsford, has been charged with multiple offences relating to children.
Arsonists Torch Essex Police Car
Arsonists torched a police car as officers were investigating an incident.
It happened in Link Road, Canvey Island at around 3.30am on Sunday, Essex Police said.
Fire crews attended and extinguished the fire.
Detective Inspector James Freeman said: "The police car was parked while officers were carrying out inquiries and I'm appealing for anyone with information to come forward."
Anyone with information is asked to call officers at Southend CID on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
Adam Mudd Was 16 When He Began His Cyber Attacks
Clacton MP Douglas Carswell has announced that he will not be seeking re-election on June 8 but will be backing the Conservative candidate.
A man has been jailed for life to serve a minimum of 25 years for murdering an uncle as he attempted to protect his niece from unwanted advances in Basildon.
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