A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Thurrock: Have You Seen Missing Laura?
Essex Police say they're growing increasing concerned for the safety of a teenage girl who's been missing since last Thursday (February 23rd).
15-year-old Laura Johnson, who is subject to a Care Order, was last seen when she used the toilets at Morrisons in Grays when she was with her career.
Laura has contacts throughout the Thurrock area although there have been reports that she has been sleeping rough at local stations.
She is 5'5" and although shown with red hair in the photograph she now has blond hair. Anyone with information on Laura's whereabouts is asked to contact police at Grays on 101.
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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