Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 20°C

min temp: 12°C

ESTD 1874 Search

The pigs have arrived. See the latest

Pigs Gone Wild

news here.

Colchester: 20-year-old woman accosted as she walked along Haven Road

08:48 06 January 2014

Police appeal after woman accosted in Colchester street

Police appeal after woman accosted in Colchester street

Police in Colchester are investigating after a woman walking along Haven Road, towards Hythe Quay around 6.30am on January 5 was approached by two men who accosted her.

The 20-year-old woman was asked if she wanted to come back to their flat for a drink and when she declined one of the suspects blocked her path and tried to make her go back the other way. She ran off.

The men are described as white, mid 20s, slim build, one wearing jeans, a hooded top with a white t-shirt underneath and the other was wearing a dark coloured hoody with the hood up.

Investigating officer Pc Dan Smith said: “Whilst the woman was not hurt she was frightened and I would appeal for anyone who was in the area or knows who is responsible to contact me at Colchester Police Station on 101.”

The Chinese restaurant fire in Halstead - image from Essex County Fire and Rescue

Firefighters were called to a blaze that broke out at a Chinese restaurant in High Street, Halstead, this afternoon.

Updated GVs of the Apex in Bury St Edmunds.

A popular Bury St Edmunds music venue could save the taxpayer £150,000 a year by raising ticket prices an average of just £2.

Police are investigating

Police have been called to Thurston Road near Bury St Edmunds this evening after a bull escaped its field and onto the road.

The Milburn Centre Syndicate at the West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk have scooped £1 million pounds in the National Lottery. Some of the lucky winners received their cheque at Ickworth Hall Hotel, Suffolk.  Picture by: Jason Mitchell

A syndicate of 20 West Suffolk College staff are celebrating their Lotto Millionaire Raffle win.

breaking-news-generic

Police probing a possible sighting of a man near Colchester Garrison this afternoon have confirmed the incident is not linked to the RAF Marham investigation.

Cecil and Alice Westgate, of Nayland, are celebrating their 70th wedding anniversary.

A combination of wonderful Sunday lunches and the fact that his wife is “perfect in almost every way” has kept Cecil Westgate happily married for the past 70 years.

The main terminal building at Stansted Airport

A fugitive brothel madam who went on the run for seven years abroad before being caught at Stansted Airport is behind bars.

Most read

Great Days Out

cover

Click here to view
the Great Days Out
supplement

View

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Great British Life

Great British Life
MyDate24 MyPhotos24