Essex one of the top ten places in the country for calls to the RSPCA about organised dog fighting.
Maldon: Man Arrested Over Attempted Armed Robbery
A man has been arrested by police investing an attempted armed robbery in Maldon.
A masked man, holding a small handgun, went into Costcutter on Dryden Close on Monday night.
The female member of staff screamed and pressed the panic alarm causing the man to leave left empty handed, running off towards the alleyway.
The 51-year-old from the town has been released on police bail until May 19 whilst further enquiries take place.
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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