Staple Tye pensioner assault: Two teenagers arrested

POLICE have arrested two teenage boys after a pensioner was seriously injured in an assault at Harlow. The 76-year-old victim suffered a broken hip and broken arm and will require major surgery as a result of the incident at an underpass between Staple Tye and Bishopsfield at 5.15pm on Wednesday October 16. The boys, aged 17 and 14 and both from Harlow were arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent. They have both been bailed until November 21 pending further enquiries.

Youths sought after vicious attack on pensioner in Staple Tye

POLICE are appealing for information about four youths who assaulted a pensioner as he walked through an underpass between Staple Tye and Bishopsfield in Harlow. The man was approached by the youths at around 5.15pm on Wednesday October 16 as he walked back from the shops after buying a lottery ticket. He suffered a broken hip and broken arm following the assault and will have to have major surgery.

Harlow police give an honest account to Super-Nap

THERE DOES appear to be something of a wind of change in the way Essex Police are giving an account of themselves in public. Whether it is the installing of chief constable Stephen Kavanagh and police crime commissioner, Nick Alston but there appears to be a refreshing honesty when they speak to the public at meetings.

Man sought after hundreds stolen from Wickes

POLICE in Harlow have issued a CCTV photo of a man they want to identify in connection with the theft of hundreds of pounds of clothing from Wickes store in Howard Way on September 21. Anyone who recognises the man or has any other information is asked to contact Pc Matt Clark, at Harlow Police station on 101.

Man remanded after racial attack in Ladyshot

A MAN has been remanded in court custody having appeared in connection with the serious assault of a man in Harlow. Kieron Mulkay, 20, of Churchfield, Harlow, was charged with GBH with intent in connection with the assault of an 18-year-old man from Harlow which happened in Ladyshot just after 7pm on October 3.

Appeal after purse snatch in Staple Tye

POLICE are appealing for information after a woman was robbed in Staple Tye, Harlow. At noon on September 26TH a woman aged in her 20s dropped her purse on the footpath outside the Lister Medical Centre. As she bent down to pick it up she was barged out of the way and her purse was taken.

Cops want to stop One Stop suspect

POLICE would like to hear from anyone who recognises an image of a man who was caught on CCTV at the time of a theft from the One Stop Store, The Stow, in Harlow. On Monday August 26, between 8.30am and 9am, a suspect has entered the store and placed a number of items from the displays into a box he was carrying before leaving without paying for them.

Search for man after ordeal for twelve-year-old girls in Town Park.

POLICE are searching for a man who is alleged to have grabbed two 12-year-old girls while they were walking a dog in Harlow. The incident occurred at 7.10pm on Wednesday, September 25th near the town park, on the field between the adventure playground and the building site off Marshgate and School Lane close to the footpath leading to the Edinburgh Way underpass.

Man in clown mask robs six in Harlow Town Park

DETECTIVES have appealed for information after six people were threatened during a knifepoint robbery at Harlow. The three men and three women were sitting chatting near the bandstand in Harlow Park when they were approached by two masked men at about 10.30pm on Monday, September 23.

Further Arrests In Barn Mead Fire Case

A 19 year old man from Harlow and another 19 year old from Portsmouth were arrested yesterday and questioned about the burglary and fire at the house in Barn Mead both have been released on police bail until October 31.

Five Year ASBO Orders For Harlow Men

TWO men from Harlow have been handed five-year Anti-Social Behaviour Orders.
The district judge at Chelmsford Magistrates Court was told Cash Oliver 21 and Kyle Harrington 26 were part of a group of people in the area responsible for offenses ranging from burglary to harassment.

Police Crime Commissioner Spending Revealed

ESSEX police and crime commissioner Nick Alston spent more than £36,000 in the four weeks leading up to last November’s election. Mr Alston, who won the seat for the Conservative Party, spent three times as much as second-placed Independent candidate Mick Thwaites, who spent £12,185. Labour candidate Val Morris-Cook spent £4,475, Ukip candidate Andrew Smith […]

Man charged after high speed car chase

A 23-year-old man from Harlow has been charged following an incident in Harlow in July when a vehicle failed to stop for police.
Thomas Purvis, of Potter Street, has been charges with dangerous driving, failing to stop for a police constable, possession of cocaine and using a vehicle without insurance.

Shoplifting epidemic hits Harlow

POLICE have released CCTV images of ten people they wish to talk to in connection with thefts from shops in Harlow. This man is suspected of taking various meats, valued at around £50,from the Marks and Spencer store at Broad Walk, Harlow at about 3.15pm on Wednesday July 16.