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Couple robbed of Chinese takeaway in Southend

A couple have been robbed of their Chinese takeaway as they walked home in Southend in Essex.

The robbery happened between Guildford Road and Prittlewell Street on Monday 19 October 19.

DC Richard Siggers, from Essex Police, said: "The couple had just bought a takeaway of four dishes and costing £13.90.

"The thieves initially demanded cash but when the husband resisted he was assaulted. The thieves then grabbed the bag of food and fled.

Anyone with information is asked to call Rayleigh CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

Pedestrian dies after collision with car

A pedestrian who was injured in a collision with a car in Southend has died.

The man is believed to be in his early 20s, collided with a car in Victoria Avenue on October 15th.

He was taken to Southend Hospital before being transferred to the Royal London Hospital where he died last night.

The driver of a blue Seat Leon, a 24-year-old man from Southend, was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury through dangerous driving and has been bailed to January 17.


Crash leaves pedestrian with serious injuries

The crash happened on Lifstan Way Credit: ITV Anglia

Police are appealing for witnesses after a crash involving a car and a pedestrian.

A Volkswagen Polo and a 32-year-old man were involved in the collision in Lifstan Way, Southend, near the Walnut Tree pub, shortly before 9.20pm on Friday, August 14.

The pedestrian suffered leg and head injuries and is currently in hospital in a critical but stable condition.

A 25-year-old man from Southend was arrested on suspicion of driving while unfit through drink or drugs, traffic offences and possession of drugs with intent to supply.

He was released on bail until October 13.

Police are appealing for anyone who saw the crash, particularly the occupants of a black Range Rover.

Anyone with information is asked to call Pc Lucy Watson at Laindon road policing unit on 101.


Concern over missing man from Southend

Police are concerned for the welfare of a man missing from his home in Greenways, Southend.

David Robertson, 48, has not been seen since around 1am today (Sunday, August 9).

He is white, 5ft 8ins tall, of medium build, close shaved and may be wearing casual clothing, possible jeans and a t-shirt.

Missing Southend man David Robertson Credit: Essex Police

Police manhunt after baseball bat robbers threaten woman in her own home

A man Essex Police are looking for Credit: Essex Police

Essex Police have released this picture as they investigate an armed robbery by a group of men armed with baseball bats.

The men forced their way into a house in Southend and demanded money from a woman inside.

Five men, three of whom were armed with bats, forced open the door of the house in West Street just before 2am on Thursday, July 23, 2015.

They demanded money, damaged a television and made off with a games console and watch, leaving the woman, who was in her 50s, with a minor injury to her arm.

Anyone who recognises the man should call Dc Alex Deacon at Southend CID on 101.

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