A SIXTH arrest has been made following a New Years Eve party in a disused church.

Investigation officers have now arrested a 39-year-old man from Rainham, on suspicion of burglary, which follows five other arrests made by Essex Police.

This comes after a huge unlicensed music event at All Saints Church in East Horndon, which saw hundreds breach Covid-19 regulations.


A spokesman from Essex Police, said: "A 39-year-old man from Rainham was arrested on suspicion of burglary on Tuesday 12 January. He remains in custody.

"A 35-year-old man from Romford, also arrested on Tuesday 12 January, on suspicion of burglary, has been released under investigation.

"Four people were previously arrested on suspicion of burglary and have been released under investigation while we continue our enquiries."