RELATIVES of the newlywed police officer killed while attending a reported burglary in Berkshire have remembered him with pride.

Andrew Harper, 28, married his wife Lissie in Oxfordshire in July, just four weeks before his death.

Pc Harper's grandmother Maureen Shrimpton posted on Facebook, saying: "Just a really horrible day.

"Our grandson Andrew was killed last night while doing his police work. So proud of him.

"Our love goes to his lovely wife, Mum and Dad, brother and all of his family and friends."

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Thames Valley Police Chief Constable John Campbell said Pc Harper was a "highly regarded, popular member of the team" and added the force's flags are flying at half mast as a sign of respect "in honour and memory of Andrew".

"The officer was well known across the force so it is felt very personally and it is felt very personally by the whole police family across the UK," he said.

The Police Roll of Honour Trust, which commends officers who have died in the line of duty, has said Pc Harper's death will be recorded on the list, adding: "His service and sacrifice will never be forgotten".