UKIP MEP and Thurrock councillor Tim Aker has voluntarily spoken to police over allegations of sexual assault.
ESSEX Police have launched an investigation into an alleged sex attack that is said to have taken place in the county.
An Essex Police spokesperson said: “Norfolk Police were contacted on April 26 with a report of a sexual assault which took place in Essex.
“Essex Police are investigating this allegation and an allegation of malicious communications relating to letters being sent to a number of individuals.
“A 30-year-old man from Grays has been voluntarily interviewed and police enquiries are continuing”.
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