PC Dave Phillips represented "everything we treasure" in the force, PM tells memorial

The Prime Minister Theresa May has attended a ceremony for the unveiling of a memorial to a police officer who was killed on duty.

PC Dave Phillips was killed when he was hit by a truck in October 2015.

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  1. Andy Bonner, ITV News

The young daughters of PC David Phillips lay a wreath with their mum at a new memorial

Jen Phillips, the widow of Pc Dave Phillips and their daughter Abigail at the unveiling of a memorial. Credit: Press Association.

The widow of a Merseyside police officer who was killed in the line of duty, had to comfort their two young daughters today at the unveiling of a new memorial.

PC David Phillips died when he was hit by a stolen truck two years ago.

At a ceremony in Birkenhead, the Prime Minister described him as a local boy who became a national hero.

His father told Granada Reports he wanted people to remember his son's sacrifice.

Our Merseyside Correspondent Andy Bonner reports:


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