A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Guard Threatened With Knife In Harlow
A man has been arrested after a robbery from a building site in Harlow where a security guard was threatened with a knife and then locked in a kitchen.
Police were called to a development behind the Garden Tiger pub in Fishers Hatch at around 7.50am on Friday.
The security guard had reported a man had threatened him and locked him in the kitchen at around 11pm the previous day and the stolen around £2,000 worth of power tools.
Officers then carried out house-to-house enquiries and arrested a 29 year-old man on suspicion of burglary.
He has since been released on bail until Tuesday, 12 May. The tools have been recovered.
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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