A five-year-old boy has suffered life-threatening injuries when a suspected learner driver crashed into him in Saffron Walden.
Basildon Man To Be Sentenced After Attempted Armed Robbery
A 31 year-old man from Basildon is due to be sentenced next month after admitting trying to rob a shop in the town armed with a kitchen knife.
Lyam Ridley threatened the shop manager of Cellar Plus on Whitmore Way on July 11, 2015 and demanded money from the till.
Essex Police said: "The victim picked up a stool to keep him at bay and refused to hand over any cash.
"Ridley, unemployed, of Gobions, Basildon, left empty handed.
"He admitted a charge of attempted robbery at Basildon Crown Court on Monday February 8. He is due to be sentenced in the week commencing March 7".
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.
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