A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Man Seriously Injured After Chelmsford Attack
A man has suffered a serious facial injury after an assault at a bar in Chelmsford.
He was attacked at Bar Funk on Tindal Street at around 4am yesterday.
He was taken to hospital where his injuries are described as "serious but not life-changing".
Essex Police said: "A 28-year-old man from West Yorkshire and a 24-year-old man from Chelmsford were arrested on suspicion of assault.
"They were released on police bail until Thursday, April 30 pending further enquiries.
"Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact Chelmsford CID on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or 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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