A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Canvey: Pizza Delivery Man Robbed At Knifepoint
A pizza delivery driver has been robbed at knifepoint on Canvey Island.
It happened on Sydervelt Road, at around 12.30am on Sunday (23 March).
When there was no answer at an address the victim was approached by two men, believed to be between 16 and 20-years-old, who threatened him with a knife and ordered him to hand over the food.
He gave the men the pizzas and they made off from the scene on foot.
He was unhurt but left shocked by the incident.
The suspects are described as white, around 5ft 6ins to 5ft 9ins tall, of slim build and were both wearing dark coloured hooded tops.
Anybody who witnessed this incident or who has any information is asked to contact Dc Layla Barker at Southend CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 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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