A vicar has been charged with offences of possessing indecent images.
Peter Low, 64, of Crescent Road, Heybridge, has been charged with three counts of possession of indecent images of children and one count of possession of a prohibited image of a child. The charges relate to images downloaded from the internet.
He has been given conditional bail to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court on March 1.
If any members of the public have information relating to the above, they are asked to contact Detective Sergeant Trudi Arnold at Chelmsford CID on 101.
Essex Police is working closely with the Diocese of Chelmsford to ensure appropriate safeguarding measures have been put in place.