A police officer has been dismissed from Essex Police for gross misconduct after admitting criminal offences.
School Boy Sexually Assaulted In Cheshunt
Officers investigating a sexual assault on a school boy in Cheshunt are appealing for witnesses and information that could help with their investigation.
Between 3pm and 3.30pm on Tuesday, April 26, a man approached a group of school boys outside shops in Andrews Lane and touched one of the boys inappropriately before running away.
The offender is described as a white man, aged between 22 and 23, with short dark hair. He was wearing grey trousers or jeans and a black North Face jacket.
Detective Constable Rich Sprent, who is investigating, said: "I'd like to reassure parents that we are doing all we can to find this man and police patrols have been increased in the local area."
Anyone with information is asked to contact Hertfordshire Constabulary via the non-emergency number 101 or on Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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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