Thames Valley Police have paid tribute to Oxfordshire police officer Andrew Harper on the two year anniversary of his death. 

PC Andrew Harper, 28, originally from Wallingford, died after he was dragged along the road by a vehicle in Sulhamstead, Berkshire, on 15 August 2019.

The police officer, who had been based at Abingdon Station, was investigating the reported burglary of a quad bike.

He became tangled in a crane strap attached to the back of the car as he tried to apprehend a trio of teenagers, who were suspected of stealing the quad bike.

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The trio fled down a winding country road, dragging PC Harper to his death behind them.

He suffered multiple catastrophic injuries.

The car was driven by Henry Long, 19 at the time, with passengers Jessie Cole and Albert Bowers, both 18 at the time.

Oxford Mail: (L to R) Henry Long, Jessie Cole and Albert Bowers (Thames Valley Police/PA)(L to R) Henry Long, Jessie Cole and Albert Bowers (Thames Valley Police/PA)

In July 2020, Long was jailed for 16 years and Cole and Bowers were each jailed for 13 years over the death of PC Harper.

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PC Harper was killed just four weeks after his wedding to partner of 13 years, Lissie.