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Police officer killed attending reported burglary

Credit: ODN
Published on August 16, 2019 - Duration: 00:55s

Police officer killed attending reported burglary

A police officer has been killed after attending a reported burglary in the Berkshire village of Sulhamstead.

Thames Valley Police said PC Andrew Harper died following a "serious incident" at around 11.30pm on Thursday near to the A4, Bath Road, between Reading and Newbury.

Ten males aged between 13 and 30 have been arrested on suspicion of murder and remain in custody at various police stations across the Thames Valley.

Officers remain at the scene of the incident, which is still cordoned off while evidence is gathered.

Report by Jonesia.

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