It's been announced today that Essex PCC Roger Hirst will take on responsibility of the local fire and rescue service.
Man Suffers Head Injury Outside Pub In Wickford
A 27 year-old man has suffered a head injury after being assaulted outside a pub in Wickford.
Police and paramedics were called to The Swan on Swan Lane at around 8.45pm on Friday (1 April).
Essex Police said: "A 27-year-old man suffered a head injury and is currently being treated at Queen’s Hospital in Romford.
"A 30-year-old man suffered minor injuries.
"Both victims are believed to be local to the area.
"Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident and the scene has been secured.
"Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to contact Basildon CID on 101.
"Alternatively, they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org".
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