A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
E-Fit Released Of 'Suspicious' Man
Detectives investigating a report of a man acting suspiciously have released an efit image of a man they would like to identify.
The man was driving a red van in Southend Road, Stanford-le-Hope at around 8.15am on Thursday July 16 when he stopped and spoke to a 13-year-old girl. The teenager found his behaviour suspicious and ran away.
The man is described as white, with black tattoos on his right arm near to his elbow. He has short brown hair, an athletic build and was wearing a red T shirt and shorts.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Pc Larry Litchfield at Grays Police station on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
A five-year-old boy has suffered life-threatening injuries when a suspected learner driver crashed into him in Saffron Walden.
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.
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