Tendring praised for support to those affected by flooding threats.
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".
Flood-threatened residents have expressed relief on Essex's coast as a feared storm surge failed to deliver the chaos expected.
Evacuees escaping a predicted high tide and severe weather, which could cause mass flooding in a small Essex village, have begun arriving at a rest centre.
See the pictures as people start to escape predicted high tide and severe weather, due to hit Jaywick.
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