A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Search For Missing 82 Year-Old From Leaden Roding
A search has started for an 82 year-old man who has gone missing in west Essex.
Gordon Wilson was last seen leaving his home in Leaden Roding at around 11am yesterday.
Essex Police said: "He left home on foot with a small amount of cash and has not been seen since.
"He is described as 5ft 11ins tall, of medium build with grey thinning hair. He wears glasses and has a Scottish accent.
"Mr Wilson was last seen wearing a sports jacket which is either checked or navy, and will usually wear a shirt, tie and jumper."
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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