A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Southend: Homeless Men Attacked At Bus Station
CCTV images have been released of three men police want to speak to after three homeless men were assaulted in Southend.
The victims were punched, kicked and stamped on at the town's bus station in Heygate Avenue at about 4.45pm on Friday February 22nd.
They suffered cuts and bruising but they declined hospital treatment.
Investigating officer Pc Nathan Williamson, said: "This was a nasty attack on a group of homeless men and it seems to have been unprovoked.
"We want to talk to the three people in the CCTV images and would also like to hear from any witnesses or anyone with information about the assaults."
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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