A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Man Stabbed In Colchester
Detectives in Colchester are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked with a knife.
Officers were contacted shortly after 2.30pm on Friday, July 11 following reports that a man had been stabbed.
They arrived and found a man in his 20s with abdominal injuries inside the Aldi store.
Paramedics attended and took the man to a nearby hospital where he is currently being treated. At this time his injuries are not thought to be life threatening.
Two men aged 17 and 18 and from London were arrested on suspicion of assault and drugs offences in nearby East Street at just after 3pm in connection with the incident. They are being questioned by detectives.
Officers believe this was drugs related and enquiries are continuing.
They would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incident. Anyone that can help is asked to contact detectives at Colchester CID on Essex Police 101. People can also contact independent charity 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.
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