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Colchester: Naked man arrested by police

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A man seen walking naked through the centre of Colchester has been arrested by police.

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Officers received several calls shortly before 11am today after the man was spotted by members of the public.

A man, in his 40s and from Colchester, was arrested in St Peter’s Street in the Dutch Quarter on suspicion of assaulting two police officers who were sent to detain him.

An Essex Police spokesman said the man was taken to hospital for treatment for an injury.

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Inside the cannabis factory in Powling Road which Shefget Marku tended

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The scene of a shooting at the Old Rectory house in Sible Hedingham.

A countryside community on the Suffolk and Essex border is still in shock after a Georgian mansion resident was shot through his bedroom door by armed intruders as he fled to safety.

The outbuilding collapsed at around 3.45am as crews used two hose reel jets and two main jets to put out the fire.

A blaze at a farm barn was tackled by firefighters in the mid-Suffolk countryside overnight.

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Nitro Circus in action. Photo: Mark Watson

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Tim Mason.

Tributes have been paid to Mr Mason following his death. He worked “passionately” to help homeless people and those with learning difficulties, and helped convince the Government to reinstate a life-extending cancer drug. He was 58.

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