The contract of the current Chief Constable of Essex, Stephen Kavanagh, has been extended for a further four years.
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 teacher, who worked in Chelmsford, has been charged with multiple offences relating to children.
Adam Mudd Was 16 When He Began His Cyber Attacks
Clacton MP Douglas Carswell has announced that he will not be seeking re-election on June 8 but will be backing the Conservative candidate.
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