A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Clacton: Man With Scaffold Pole Robs Shop
A man armed with a scaffold pole has robbed a shop in Clacton.
It happened at the Best One convenience store on the High Street at around 3pm yesterday (Tuesday 20 August).
He threatened staff before leaving with a three figure sum of cash.
he man was white and was wearing a thick black jacket, black jogging bottoms, a hat with ear flaps, sunglasses and a T-shirt tied over his face.
He was also carrying a hessian-style Bag for Life with a ladybird design on it.
Detectives said the man entered and left the shop from the general direction of Holland and it is thought he ran off along Holland Road and into Harold Road.
Anyone with information should contact the investigating officer, Dc Claire March, at Clacton CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 07800 555111.
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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