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A suspicious substance had been put through the letterbox in Essex.
The fire service were called to an address in Cowper Avenue, Tilbury shortly before 9am this morning (Thursday 15 March).
The area around the property has been temporarily cordoned off as a precaution.
Tests were carried out by officers, who later identified the substance as a cleaning agent.
They say there is no risk to the property, occupants or wider public.
A landslip in Essex means train services between Colchester and Clacton-On-Sea have been suspended.
Network Rail engineers deemed the area between Alresford and Great Bentley unsafe for trains to run.
Train services will be disrupted until repair work can take place.
Greater Anglia says tickets for today will be accepted tomorrow.
Until works have been completed and engineers are satisfied with the works and deemed it safe, train services will be suspendedA rail shuttle service will be in operation between Walton-on-the-Naze and Thorpe-Le-Soken.
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A man arrested in connection with the attempted rape of a woman in Witham has been released without charge.
Detectives are now making a fresh appeal for witnesses to what happened on January 3rd to a woman in her 20s.
They had arrested a man on January 30th but this afternoon they confirmed he had been eliminated from their enquiries.
The victim was attacked by a man as she walked along a pathway in Powers Hall End and Bluebell Close/Bramble Road. She managed to fight him off and got away.
The man is described as white, just under 6ft tall, of large build, with dark bushy eyebrows, green eyes and short, shaved dark hair.
He was seen wearing a black puffed jacket with a hood and bright blue denim jeans and was carrying a grey and black backpack. The man is believed to have spoken with a foreign accent.
Anybody with information can contact the Stanway Major Investigation Team on 101 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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