A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Three Men With Pole Burgle House In Tilbury
Three men armed with a metal pole have forced their way into a home in Tilbury and burgled it.
It happened on Monarch Close at around 8pm on Tuesday (15 March).
Essex Police said: "The victim, a woman in her 30s, answered the door to three men who were armed with a metal pole. They forced their way into the home and demanded cash.
"They left with a pink iPhone 5 and a black Segway. No one was harmed but the occupant was left very shaken up.
"One of the suspects was described as white, around 22 years of age, of medium build and with a ginger beard. He wore a black coat.
"The other two suspects were described as black, of medium build, around 6ft tall and approximately 22 years of age.
"One was wearing a khaki coloured parker style coat and a dark woolly hat".
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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