Tilbury man charged with robbery

Tilbury man charged with robbery

AN Essex Police spokesperson said: ‘We were called shortly after midnight on May 4 with reports of a robbery on Civic Square. The victim, a man in his 20s, was approached by a man who threatened him with a hammer and demanded that he withdraw money from a nearby cash machine. The man then hit the victim in the stomach with the hammer.

Appeal after robbery in South Ockendon

Appeal after robbery in South Ockendon

ESSEX Police are appealing for witnesses to a robbery in South Ockendon. Five teenage boys approached a 17-year-old boy in Garron Lane at 6.40pm on Wednesday, May 8. He was assaulted, threatened with a knife and robbed of his Apple iPhone. He suffered minor injuries. The suspects left the scene in a grey Ford. Three […]

Grays jet-skier fined for speeding and safety offences

Grays jet-skier fined for speeding and safety offences

A JET skier who flouted speed limit and safety rules on the tidal Thames has been fined, following a successful prosecution by the Port of London Authority. Kestutis Abramavicius, 36, was captured on video (by a member of the public) as he sped along the river near Benfleet Creek, Canvey Island, Essex. Westminster Magistrates’ Court […]

Essex Police told to improve anti-corruption

Essex Police told to improve anti-corruption

  INSPECTORS judged that Essex Police is ‘good’ at effectively reducing crime and keeping people safe, ‘good’ at operating efficiently and providing sustainable services to the public, and ‘good’ in the way it treats the public and its workforce. HM Inspector of Constabulary Zoe Billingham said she was pleased with the positive performance of Essex […]