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Harlow: Little girl heartbroken after thieves steal her poorly puppy

Caramel, the Chihuahua cross. Credit: Essex Police

A seven-year-old girl says she's desperate to find her puppy who was stolen from her home in Harlow.

The four-month old Chihuahua cross is scheduled for surgery to remove a lump in its stomach from a hernia.

Two men broke into the house in Ladyshot through the back door.

The girl says she doesn't care about anything else that was taken.

"We don’t care about any of the other items which were stolen - we just want the dog back. We don’t even care who the people are who stole her.

We are devastated. It’s like having one of your children taken from you. We just want her home.”

– Victim

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Murder investigation launched

A murder investigation's been launched following the death of a man in Harlow.

Police were called to a house in The Hoo at around 1AM on Tuesday. A 53-year-old man was found unconscious at the scene and was taken to Princess Alexandra Hospital. He later died of a head injury.

A 49-year-old man from Harlow has been arrested. Detectives are appealing for information.

Missing student nurse worked at Essex hospital before moving to Glasgow

Karen Buckley was last seen in the early hours of Sunday. Credit: PA wire.

A student nurse who has gone missing from Glasgow worked at an Essex hospital before moving to Scotland.

Karen Buckley, 24, has not been seen since the early hours of Sunday.

Today police confirmed they had arrested a 21-year-old man after "human remains" were found on a farm in the north of Glasgow.

Miss Buckley worked at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow before moving to study nursing at the Glasgow Caledonian University.

Police said she had travelled widely and knew how to take care of herself.

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Woman, 84, pushed to ground during robbery

An 84-year-old woman was pushed to the floor during a robbery in Harlow. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

An 84-year-old woman was pushed to the ground as she was robbed by two youths in Essex.

The victim was walking along the pavement on Pyenest Road in Harlow just before 12.30pm on Tuesday.

The two suspects were riding a white, red and blue moped. They pushed her onto the pavement as they passed and stole her grey leather handbag which contained her purse, cash, bank cards, and keys.

She suffered multiple injuries to her wrist, face, hands and body.

"This was a nasty robbery that has left the elderly victim with multiple injuries and feeling shaken."

– DS Tina Hart, Essex Police.
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