A man from Colchester has been jailed for 25 years for conspiring to murder his stepfather.
Colchester: Man Held After 'Gun Threats'
A man has been arrested after teenagers complained they were assaulted and threatened with a gun.
Police were called to the incident near the Highwoods branch of Tesco in Colchester at 8.30pm last Wednesday.
A spokesman for Essex Police said: "Officers arrived and found two local teenage boys had been threatened by a man holding what was described as a handgun.
"One of the teenagers sustained minor head and leg injuries after having been physically struck and required medical treatment.''
A 26-year-old man, of no fixed address, was arrested on suspicion of committing firearms offences. He has been released on bail until December 8th.
Witnesses should contact Colchester CID on 101.
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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