A man from Colchester has been jailed for 25 years for conspiring to murder his stepfather.
Essex: Have You Seen Missing Teens?
Four teenagers have been reported missing from their homes in Braintree and Halstead.
The two boys and two girls were last seen at Hythe Hill railway station in Colchester on Monday, July 30, at around 8.30pm.
Jessica Abbott, 13, of Howard Close, Braintree, Sasha Papple, 14, of Tabor Avenue, Braintree, Jordan Fugeman, 14, of Church Lane, Braintree and Ricky Newman, 14, of Factory Lane East, Halstead, are all believed to be together.
Descriptions are as follows:
Jessica: white, 5ft 3ins tall, of medium build, with long wavy ginger hair, blue eyes, pale complexion with a pierced lip.
Sasha: white, 5ft 8ins tall, slim build, dyed long blonde hair, blue/green eyes, wearing white feather earrings.
Jordan: white, 5ft 8ins tall, slim build, brown short straight hair, brown eyes, olive complexion. He was wearing mustard coloured three quarter length shorts.
Ricky: white, 5ft 5ins tall, of heavy build, with dark brown hair swept to one side, blue eyes. He has a square diamond earring in his left ear and was wearing beige trousers, blue plimsolls, a blue Nike t-shirt and was carrying a grey shoulder bag.
Police do not believe the teens are in any danger but want them to make contact to satisfy officers and their parents that they are ok.
The first of the 66 Crossrail trains is in operation from today running on the TFL route between Liverpool Street and Shenfield.
A crackdown, aimed at tackling online child abuse in Essex has seen more than 40 people arrested in the last six months.
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