Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was punched while sitting in his car at Toby Carvery, Braintree.
The Met Office has issued a yellow warning of rain for Suffolk and north Essex today (August 9), which is set to last until midnight.
The man who died after a car collided with a tree has been named as Saffron Walden 33-year-old Clinton Louis Smith.
Police are hunting for a car which drove off from the scene of a crash along the A120 at Great Dunmow.
Men armed with a hammer are being hunted by police after a robbery at a shop near Braintree.
A man has died following a road traffic collision in Chestnut Avenue, Saffron Walden.