A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Man In Life-Threatening Condition After Chelmsford Stabbing
A man in his 50s is in a life-threatening condition in hospital after being stabbed in Chelmsford.
Police were contacted by the ambulance service at around 10.15pm yesterday (Wednesday, January 13) after a man had presented himself at an ambulance station with serious injuries.
Essex Police said: "It is thought he had been stabbed. He was taken to hospital and is in a life threatening condition.
"Officers attended an address in Hardy Close and arrested the man last night. It is believed both the suspect and the victim know each other.
"If anyone has information about what happened who hasn’t spoken to police is asked to contact officers at Chelmsford CID on Essex Police 101.
"People can also give information to the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via an Anonymous Online Form 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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