Essex's PCC is proposing a 3.25% increase in the Essex Police part of Council Tax.
Southend: Rapist On The Run From Court
A man has gone on the run from Southend Crown Court after being convicted of rape.
Adrian Horwat, 21, from Southend, was convicted of rape following a trial at Southend Crown Court on Monday, March 14.
He absconded from the court while on bail before the jury were able to return verdicts on four other matters which he was then later found not guilty of.
Anyone who has details of his whereabouts is asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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