A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Man Knocked Unconcious In Colchester
A man's been knocked unconscious in Colchester.
He was walking along North Hill in the early hours of Friday 17th October when he was assaulted.
Two passers-by found him with head injuries and called an ambulance.
He later discharged himself the same day.
Police are asking for anyone who was in the area at the time to assist them with identifying the suspects who are described as white men aged in their early twenties.
One was wearing a long sleeved light coloured top, dark jeans and dark footwear.
The other was wearing a light coloured top with an open dark jacket over the top, dark baggy jeans and light coloured footwear.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Colchester CID 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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