Essex one of the top ten places in the country for calls to the RSPCA about organised dog fighting.
Colchester: Police Appeal for National Help
Police are widening their search for a man wanted in connection with two serious assaults in Colchester and Clacton.
They happened last year in July and Setember.
Twenty-year-old Shaun Ellis from Sycamore Road in Colchester was arrested but failed to answer bail.
He is known to frequent the Colchester, Clacton, Basildon, Chelmsford, Southend and Ipswich areas and officers are now appealing for information nationally.
Dc Tim Harris said: "Shaun Ellis should not be approached but anyone who spots him or knows where he is currently living should contact Essex Police on 101 or via Crimestoppers, where they can give information anonymously on 0800 555111."
Essex's Police and Crime Commissioner is launching a new initiative to prevent youngsters being exploited by gangs.
Abellio selling 40% of the Greater Anglia rail franchise.
An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering Leonne Weeks, 16, who was found dead on a path in Rotherham.
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