A man from Colchester who befriended and sexually abused a young child has been jailed for seven years.
Colchester: Have You Seen Missing Susan?
Police are looking for a woman from Colchester who has not made contact with her family since she left home on 22 July.
Two weeks ago Susan Beckerman, from Oxford Road, caught a taxi to the train station but has not been heard from since then.
Officers are worried that she may not be taking her medication for anxiety.
It is believed that she may have travelled to Newham in east London, but could be anywhere in the county.
She is described as 55 years old, 5ft 6ins tall, medium build with shoulder length brown hair.
When last seen she was wearing blue jeans and a blue jacket. She was carrying a large back pack.
Her husband asks for her to get in contact just to let him know she is OK.
Anyone with any information about Mrs Beckerman is asked to contact police in Colchester on 101.
A man from Colchester has been jailed for 25 years for conspiring to murder his stepfather.
The first of the 66 Crossrail trains is in operation from today running on the TFL route between Liverpool Street and Shenfield.
A crackdown, aimed at tackling online child abuse in Essex has seen more than 40 people arrested in the last six months.
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