A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Missing Man And Sons Could Be In Southend
Police looking for a man who has gone missing with his twin sons could be in Southend.
54 year-old Fazal Hossenbux was last seen with the boys at their nursery in the Thornton Heath area at 3.30pm on Tuesday (19 July).
The Metropolitan Police said: "Fazal is described as Asian, 5ft 6ins tall, with receding grey hair and a grey beard.
"His sons - Farden and Farhan Hossenbux - are six years old.
"Fazal is known to frequent the Southend-On-Sea area.
"Police are growing increasingly concerned as Fazal suffers from a number of health issues.
"Anyone who has seen Fazal or his children, or who knows of their whereabouts is asked to call police in Croydon via 101 or Missing People on 116000".
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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