A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Man Stabbed By Group Of Men In Basildon
Police are trying to trace eight men after a 30 year old man was stabbed four times in Basildon.
Officers were called by the ambulance service shortly after 3pm yesterday (January 3) following reports that a man had been stabbed in Gloucester Park. They found the man with four stab wounds - one to his chest and three to his legs.
He was taken to hospital in Basildon before being transferred to hospital in London. He is currently in a stable condition but his injuries have been assessed as potentially life-threatening.
Police are looking for seven black men and one white man in connection with the stabbing. One of the black suspects is described as 6ft 2in tall, of slim build and wearing a grey top and bottoms. The white suspect is described as 5ft 9in tall, of slim build, and wearing a blue hooded top.
Anyone with information which could assist police is asked to call Basildon CID on 101 or ring Crimestoppers anonymously 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.
Recently Played Tracks
Now playing: Non-stop hit music
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
What's happening on the roads where you are?
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.
Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart.
Get some great ideas on how to advertise your business on radio, online and on mobile.