Posts Tagged ‘Police’

Trio Convicted for Killing Homeless Man in Colchester

Three people have been convicted for their part in the brutal killing of a homeless man in a Colchester car park.   Martin Dines, 56, was found by a car park worker in a stairwell at St Mary’s car park on Balkerne Hill on the morning of April 23rd 2018.   A post-mortem examination found…

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Pedestrian dies after being hit by a car in Lawford

A pedestrian has died following a collision with a car in Harwich Road, Lawford.   Police were called shortly after 2.20am today, Saturday, December 8. Sadly the man died at the scene. A 20-year-old man from the Clacton area was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and is currently in custody for…

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Colchester Venues to be equipped with Acid Attack Kits

Acid Attack Kit - [Image SP Services]

A new safety initiative is set to provide several town centre venues with special kits designed to offer immediate first aid in the event of an acid or other corrosive substance attack.   A joint funding application to the Safer Colchester Partnership’s rolling grants programme by the Police, Colchester Borough Council, SOS Bus and Pubwatch…

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CCTV Appeal – Attempted Robbery at University of Essex

University of Essex Appeal

Do you recognise this man?   Police would like to talk to him about an attempted robbery outside the University of Essex in Colchester at around 1.30am on Friday, November 30th.   A woman in her 20s, was walking outside the campus when a man grabbed her arm and attempted to take her purse and…

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Essex Police’s new Town Centre team starts work in Colchester

A dedicated Town Centre Team made up of Special Constables, Police Community Support Officers and a Police Constable has been recruited by Essex Police as part of the Colchester Town Centre Action Plan (TCAP).   This week sees the launch Team Ten a multi-agency project delivered in partnership by Essex Police, Colchester Borough Council and…

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Police release CCTV Image after Assault in Colchester High Street

Assault High Street Colchester - CCTV

Essex Police are appealing for information after a man was punched and knocked unconscious in the High Street, Colchester.   The 24-year-old victim was punched in the head and knocked unconscious. The attack happened in the High Street at around 3.45am on Sunday 11th November. The victim suffered a lump to his head.   Police…

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