Regular updates for Essex have now finished for the week - here are the top stories we've covered today:
- A man has been charged with causing unnecessary suffering to a protected animal after 45 fish died when their tank was slashed open in Colchester's Castle Park
- Patrols have had to be stepped up in Harwich after a spate of burglaries
- Singer Gabrielle has had to cancel her show at the Southend Cliffs Pavillion tonight due to sickness
We'll be back on Monday from 08:00 with further updates for the county.
Have a great weekend.