A man from Colchester who befriended and sexually abused a young child has been jailed for seven years.
Man With Silver Gun Attacks Milkman
Detectives are investigating a robbery in Leigh where a milkman was assaulted by an armed man.
The incident happened at around half-past 3.30 yesterday morning in Willow Close.
The victim was in his milk van when a man in a crash helmet came running towards him and demanded that he had over money. The victim refused and he was hit on the head. The suspect ran then off.
The victim was not injured but was left shaken following the attack. The suspect is described as being around 5ft 8ins tall, was wearing a white jumper and a crash helmet with graffiti style writing on it. He was carrying a silver gun.
A man from Colchester has been jailed for 25 years for conspiring to murder his stepfather.
The first of the 66 Crossrail trains is in operation from today running on the TFL route between Liverpool Street and Shenfield.
A crackdown, aimed at tackling online child abuse in Essex has seen more than 40 people arrested in the last six months.
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