Sunshine and Showers

Sunshine and Showers

max temp: 9°C

min temp: 6°C


Two people arrested at RiZe Festival in Chelmsford

PUBLISHED: 19:31 17 August 2018 | UPDATED: 19:35 17 August 2018

Police say they are concerned about the other two occupants of the van Picture: PA

Police say they are concerned about the other two occupants of the van Picture: PA

PA Wire/Press Association Images

Two men have been arrested by Essex Police on suspicion of possession with intent to supply drugs at the festival which is taking place this weekend.

Officers say the men, aged 22 and 21 and from London, were detained by security at the site in Hylands Park at around 4.30pm on Friday August 17.

The pair have been taken to custody for questioning.

A spokeman for Essex Police said: “We would like to remind anyone determined in bringing drugs to the festival that we have policing plans in place with our partners and the festival organisers to detect drug activity.

“You can report drug use by either taking to secuity at the site or by calling us on 101.”

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Police dealt with three reported stabbings in Ipswich today in less than 12 hours, officers have confirmed.

A village in shock has vowed to do everything possible to support the family of a person who died in a tragic house fire.

A man has died following a stabbing in Ipswich, sparking a murder investigation.

A community is shocked and saddened after a man was stabbed to death in Ipswich.

Armed police have shut off a residential street in Ipswich following reports of a stabbing.

Thieves stealing from shops are causing a “constant” problem for town centre police and security teams, it has been revealed.

Blood donors in Suffolk are being urged to keep their lifesaving appointments before Christmas as missed sessions could hit stock levels over the critical festive period.

Most read

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24