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More than 700 people were given first aid during the two day V Festival in Chelmsford.
Essex St John Ambulance volunteers treated 752 casualties and took 10 people to hospital during the festivities. More than 120 members of the first aid charity worked during the weekend event.
Singer Nicki Minaj has been forced to cancel her appearance at the V Festival this weekend at the last minute due to illness.
She was due to headline the 4 Music stage at Hylands Park in Chelmsford on Sunday. Her place will be taken by LMFAO.
Tickets to the V-festival have been stolen in a bizarre series of thefts in Chelmsford.
Police have issued a warning after four instances of people having tickets stolen after arranging to sell them to a man on auction websites.
Upon meeting him in the Melbourne area of the town to hand over the tickets, they were confronted by a man on crutches, sporting bandages and plasters on his head. As he took the tickets for inspection and prior to purchasing them, he ran off with them.
The man is further described as being of mixed race, aged in his late teens or early 20s, is of small-medium build and is approximately 5ft 6ins tall.The crimes were all committed yesterday. Anyone with information should call Chelmsford police station on 101.
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More than 50 people have now been arrested on suspicion of drug offences at the V Festival in Chelmsford.
Revellers have basked in the sunshine at the V Festival in Chelmsford while listening to acts such as Ed Sheeran and The Stone Roses.