Police pay tribute as funeral takes place for fallen officer Andrew Harper

Police forces across the Midlands have paid tribute to the fallen officer Andrew Harper.

The 28-year-old died after being dragged under a van on a road near Sulhamstead, Berkshire, on 15 August.

He had suffered multiple injuries on the A4 Bath Road after responding to a reported break-in.

Officers from the Midlands attended PC Harper's funeral today (14 October), while others have used social media to pay tribute.

Dudley Police Commander Sally Bourner tweeted today is a 'day for reflection'.

Leicestershire Police, Deputy Chief Constable Rob Nixon tweet he was 'on route' to pay the forces' respect.

A cortege lead by officers on horse made its way through the streets, as many watched on to honour PC Harper.

Police on horses leading PC Andrew Harper's cortege Credit: Thames Valley Police

Derbyshire Police took to social media to say their 'thoughts' go to the family and colleagues of PC Andrew Harper.

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