Essex

Fatal Hullbridge robbery: Man arrested in Scotland

The Drive, Hullbridge Image copyright Google
Image caption Timothy Smith, 57, died two days after the alleged robbery in Hullbridge

A man has been arrested in connection with a robbery in which a second man died.

Andrew McVicar, 33, from Basildon, Essex, was arrested on Friday morning in north Lanarkshire.

The arrest - made jointly by Police Scotland and Essex Police - follows a robbery in The Drive, Hullbridge, on 19 March in which Timothy Smith, 57, died.

Essex Police said its murder investigation into Mr Smith's death was "continuing".

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Mr Smith died two days later from head injuries.

A 50-year-old man from Southend has already been charged with robbery and a 28-year-old man from Basildon was charged with possession of criminal property.

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