Doctors and health care leaders today announced a new development in the options for future hospital services in mid and south Essex.
Man Drives Car At And Racially Abuses Girl In Basildon
A man has driven his car at and racial abuse a 14 year-old girl in Basildon.
It happened between 4pm and 4.30pm on Wednesday (20 July) as the teenager was crossing Eastmayne.
Essex Police say a man in a large silver vehilce repeatedly drove at her. The girl had to run across the road to get away from him and hurt her wrist on the railings at the side of the road.
He then shouted racial abuse at her.
Officers say the girl was walking home from school at the tie and was left "visibly distressed".
A woman who was also crossing the road at the time stopped to help her.
Dc Emma Henderson from Basildon CID is investigating the incident. She said: "The woman who stopped to help the victim has given her details to us but I would like to speak to two men who were seen waiting at the bus stop nearby and the other drivers who stopped at the crossing.
"They may have vital information that could help us to find the driver of the large silver vehicle".
At the time of the incident the victim was wearing a black school blazer, black trousers, a white top and a black head scarf.
Residents are being urged to give their views on the Chelmsford City Growth Package.
A group of 12 men from Essex have been jailed for more than 40 years for a violent attack on a football fan.
Essex Police are carrying out a crack down on knife crime this week.
Recently Played Tracks
Now playing: The best feel good music
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
What's happening on the roads where you are?
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.
Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart.
Get some great ideas on how to advertise your business on radio, online and on mobile.