A man from Colchester who befriended and sexually abused a young child has been jailed for seven years.
Woman Attacked In Car In South Ockendon
A woman has been punched several times in her car in South Ockendon.
The attack happened while she was queuing in traffic at the junction of Arisdale Avenue and West Road shortly before 9:30am on Wednesday (2 July).
Police say the female driver of a white Range Rover was approached by the passenger of a car which had been behind her. He then started punching her before he returned back to the car and was driven off.
The woman, who is in her 20s, was treated by paramedics for minor injuries and shock.
An efit of the suspect has now been released.
Anyone with information in connection with this assault is urged to contact detectives at Grays Police station on 101.
A man from Colchester has been jailed for 25 years for conspiring to murder his stepfather.
The first of the 66 Crossrail trains is in operation from today running on the TFL route between Liverpool Street and Shenfield.
A crackdown, aimed at tackling online child abuse in Essex has seen more than 40 people arrested in the last six months.
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