A five-year-old boy has suffered life-threatening injuries when a suspected learner driver crashed into him in Saffron Walden.
Teen Arrested After Suspected Acid Attack In Ockendon
A 17 year old boy has been arrested after five teenagers were hurt in a suspected acid attack at Ockendon railway station.
The group, all between 16 and 18 years old, were waiting on the platform at around 12.40am on Sunday when they were approached.
A man squirted them in the face with an "unknown liquid" before getting on a train from Southend to Barking.
Two of the group of friends suffered "potentially life-changing" injuries to their eyes, face and mouth.
Three others had minor burns, that aren't thought to be life threatening.
A 17 year old boy from Dagenham handed himself into police and has now been arrested.
He is currently helping police with their enquiries.
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.
Prince Harry's visited Epping Forest as part of a conservation project. See the pictures here.
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