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ESSEX Police investigating after an 11-year-old boy was robbed in Carters Mead, Harlow. The boy was approached whilst riding his bike shortly before 4.30pm on Thursday 9 September. The boy was pushed off his bike before it was stolen and he suffered a minor injury.…

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OVER forty per cent increase in people homeless on leaving prison in the East of England. Government data released yesterday shows a shocking rise in homelessness among those leaving prison, across the East of England. The number of people homeless or threatened by homelessness on…

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A HARLOW police officer who courageously saved a woman as she perched precariously above railway lines has won an Essex Police Federation Bravery Award. Temp Inspector Tony Short could have easily injured himself in the incident – and also risked being pulled and dragged down onto the tracks with the…

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Update: Two people arrested have been re-bailed to 9 November A MAN and a woman have been arrested after an incident outside The Shark pub, in Hobtoe Road, Harlow at about 1.50am on August 21. It was reported that a car collided with a bench…

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A HARLOW woman has been jailed for four months for an assault on two police officers. Lisa Wenman, aged 39, of Rivermill, Harlow pled guilty at Chelmsford magistrates court to the following. On August 29th, 2021 at Basildon assaulted two police officers acting in the…

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A MAN has been charged with vandalising a television at a hotel in Harlow. George Barber, aged 27, of Green End, Mill End Green, Great Easton, Dunmow, Essex has been charged with th following. On May 26th, 2021 at Harlow without lawful excuse, damaged a…

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OVER the last few days, we have published a number of items regarding crime in the Little Parndon area. We have given the police and politicians, the chance to respond. Superintendent Naomi Edwards said: “Harlow is a safe place to live and work. “Figures for…

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IF you need help, a call to 999 can be a lifesaver. However, some people choose to abuse the service. In the past six months, we have received calls from a man in Southend who was complaining about being asked to leave a pub, a…

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OVER the last few weeks, we have reported on a number of violent incidents in the Hodings Road area of Harlow. Hodings Road runs from Fourth Avenue to the Fifth Avenue estate in Harlow. There has been two reports of two machete attacks, a vehicle…

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FARE dodgers who have avoided paying to travel on Greater Anglia trains have been ordered to pay just under £325,000 in fines and court costs. In three months, 1,032 people admitted to travelling on Greater Anglia trains without a ticket or any intention of buying…

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Update: Jack Joel, 15, who was reported as missing from Harlow, has now been found. ESSEX Police are looking for Jack Joel, 15, who’s missing from Harlow. Jack was last seen yesterday morning and last heard from at around 3pm on September 2nd. He’s described…

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ESSEX Police has appealed for witnesses after a man went on the rampage with a machete in the ground of a Harlow pub. Frightened customers were shocked as a man brandishing a large machete confronted a number of others in the car park of The…

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THREE men have been arrested as part of a police investigation into the attempted illicit sale of Covid-19 vaccines and misuse of Covid-19 business relief funds. The men, aged 38, 34 and 26, were arrested by officers undertaking warrants at addresses in Hertford, Buntingford and…

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TWO men have been arrested following an alleged machete attack in Ram Gorse in June. The alleged incident is said to have occurred on Friday June 18th, 2021. An Essex Police spokesperson said: “A 20-year-old man from Roydon who was arrested on suspicion of possession…

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Update: Friday The man arrested has been released on bail until 20 September. Update: Statement from Essex Police A man has been arrested on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offence and theft in Purford Green, in Harlow. The theft relates to a shoplifting…

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Update: Statement from Essex Police We are investigating an incident at an address off Hamstel Road, Harlow, in which a van was driven into a car and the front of a house. It was reported shortly after 5.15am on Saturday 28 August. Enquiries remain ongoing.…