Two men have killed a family dog during an attempted break-in in Ongar described by police as "brutal and terrifying".
Man Stabbed In Southend
A man, on a night out, has been stabbed whilst walking along a road in Southend.
It happened in the early hours of Friday (29th July).
The 28 year old was walking along Southchurch Road, near the Exchange pub, when he was stabbed.
He was taken to Southend hospital, but his injuries are not thought to be life threatening.
A 41 year old man from Southend was arrested on suspicion of GBH and later released on police bail until October 7th.
Anyone who was in the area around the time of the alleged incident, any local residents who saw or heard anything or anyone who has come across discarded items in the vicinity is asked to contact the Serious Crime Team at Southend police station on 101, or 0300 3334444 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
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Essex County Council says improving cycle lanes and paths is key to getting more people on their bikes.
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