A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Billericay: Man Hurt In Hit And Run
A man has been hit by a minibus which then drove off in Billericay.
It happened as he attempted to hail the vehicle from outside the Chequers pub on the High Street at around 12.25am on Sunday (March 31st).
It's reported the 27-year-old, from Billericay, was carried on the bonnet of the car for around 300 metres before coming off.
Police say the vehicle then drove off.
The pedestrian suffered injuries to his head and back but did not require hospital treatment.
If anyone has any information regarding this incident they can call Laindon Traffic Police on 101 or ring Crimestoppers 0800 555 111.
A five-year-old boy has suffered life-threatening injuries when a suspected learner driver crashed into him in Saffron Walden.
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.
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