Police have arrested three people following reports of an aggravated burglary in Great Baddow this morning, Tuesday September 8.
It was reported at around 4.30am that suspects had forced their way into a property in Dorset Avenue before assaulting a man and a woman.
The dog unit attended and tracked two people down.
A 56-year-old man and a 28-year-old woman were arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary.
A third person was discovered hiding in a wardrobe at the property.
The 33-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary and breaching a restraining order.
Anyone with information is asked to call Chelmsford CID on 101 quoting crime reference 42/143209/20 or you can report information inline by visiting www.essex.police.uk.
Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.