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Lane blocked on A12 after crash between car and truck (From Gazette) 0

Lane blocked on A12 after crash between car and truck (From Gazette)

Lane blocked on A12 after crash between car and truck 4:47pm Tuesday 19th August 2014 in News 1 By Emma Robinson 2 , Reporter Police are at the scene of crash on the A12 northbound. A blue Nissan and a green and white truck were involved in a collision at about 4.10pm today at junction 21, just prior to the Witham turn off. Lane two is blocked.

No-one is believed to be injured.

References ^ News (www.gazette-news.co.uk) ^ By Emma Robinson (www.gazette-news.co.uk)

Police investigate parking dispute at Morrisons in Witham (From … 0

Police investigate parking dispute at Morrisons in Witham (From …

Police investigate parking dispute at Morrisons in Witham 8:44am Tuesday 19th August 2014 in News 1 Police are investigating a parking row in a supermarket car park. A Witham man in his 40s had his shoulder and wrist grabbed outside Morrisons in Braintree Road, Witham, at about 6pm on August 9. The suspect was described as white, bald and muscular, aged in his 40s and more than 6ft tall.

He wore a short sleeved white shirt with blue pinstripes and blue jeans and it is believed that he had either very fair, or no, eyelashes and eyebrows. The suspect was driving a metallic blue Jaguar with the letters HUB, or similar, in the registration plate. The victim was driving a white van.

Police are investigating the incident as an assault.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Sophie Chatwin at Braintree Police 2 Station on 101.

References ^ News (www.braintreeandwithamtimes.co.uk) ^ Braintree Police (www.braintreeandwithamtimes.co.uk)

Murder suspect released on bail (From Gazette) 0

Murder suspect released on bail (From Gazette)

Murder suspect released on bail Updated 2:09pm Friday 15th August 2014 in News 1 A TEENAGER has been released on bail as police continue to investigate the murder of James Attfield. An 18-year-old from Southend had been answering questions following the murder of 33-year-old father-of-five Jim, who was killed near Colchester s Castle Park on Saturday, March 29, shortly before 6am. He was stabbed 102 times during the brutal and savage attack and left to die minutes after he was found.

The 18-year-old will answer bail next month and is one of nine arrested in connection with the murder, including six on suspicion of murder. The others include a 27-year-old man and woman from Colchester. They were first arrested in April on suspicion of having a connection with the murder before being re-arrested on suspicion of murder last week.

A 57-year-old man and 31-year-old man, both from Colchester, were arrested on Thursday on suspicion of murder and released on police bail last Friday until next month, together with a 25-year-old woman from Southend. A 23-year-old woman from Ipswich was arrested last week on suspicion of perverting the course of justice and bailed. Two 33-year-old men from Colchester are also on bail having been arrested in connection with the murder in June.

More than 100 detectives are working to solve this murder, committed more than four months ago, and the murder of Nahid Al-Manea. They are being run as separate but parallel investigations. On Tuesday, June 17, Nahid Al-Manea, 31, of Woodrow Way, left home on her way to a lecture at Essex University 2 at about 10am.

Shortly before 10.40am she was found dead, stabbed 16 times on a path on the Salary Brook Trail.

Anyone with information call the incident room on 01245 282103 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

References ^ News (www.gazette-news.co.uk) ^ Essex University (www.gazette-news.co.uk)