A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Waltham Abbey: Have You Seen Missing Kathleen?
People in west Essex are being urged to be on the look-out for a woman from Waltham Abbey who has gone missing
Kathleen Morris was last seen leaving her home on Margaret Close on Monday lunchtime (30 September).
Neighbourhood policing officers and Kathleen's family are concerned for her welfare as they are unsure of her state of mind and whether or not she "realises that her family care for her".
The 61-year-old, who is unemployed, was last seen wearing black clothing.
She is described as white, approximately 5ft 6ins tall, is of medium build and has dark hair.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Kathleen Morris is urged to contact Essex Police on 999.
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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