A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Efit Released After Clacton Accostings
Police investigating a number of reported incidents of accosting and suspicious behaviour in Clacton have released an efit image of a man they are looking to speak to.
Detectives say they believe the man is local and are asking residents to call with any information they may have.
DI Leighton Hammett said:
"There has not been a reported incident that's been linked to this series since October 18 and additional officers are patrolling the streets of Clacton during the half term week. Parents and children are reminded to stay vigilant and report any suspicious behaviour.”
A 53 year-old man from Colchester arrested by police in connection with the incidents has been released on police bail pending further enquiries until November 23."
Police say if you have any information call 101 or the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or anonymous online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org
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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