A five-year-old boy has suffered life-threatening injuries when a suspected learner driver crashed into him in Saffron Walden.
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.
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.
Prince Harry's visited Epping Forest as part of a conservation project. See the pictures here.
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