A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
Westcliff: Teenager Wanted Over Stabbing
Police investigating a stabbing in Westcliff are urging for a man they want to speak to to hand himself in.
Detectives are looking for 18 year old Eric Brophy who has links to the Southend and Dagenham areas.
A 20 year old man remains in a stable condition in hospital after he received a number of stab wounds on Fairfax Drive on Thursday afternoon (11 July).
An 18-year-old man was arrested on Friday.
Member of the public are urged not to approach Eric Brophy and if they are in the immediate vicinity of him to contact police on 999 immediately.
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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