A ‘HEARTFELT’ thank you has come from police after tributes have flooded Abingdon Police Station in memory of PC Andrew Harper.

The force has been inundated with condolences and support since the Abingdon-based officer was killed on duty on Thursday, August 15.

The 28-year-old was responding to reports of a burglary in Berkshire when it happened.

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Since then, flowers, cards and even painted stones in honour of PC Harper have been dropped off at the police station.

In a post on Facebook police said: “TVP South and Vale would like to say a heartfelt thank you to everyone who has supported us since the tragic loss of our colleague and friend PC Andrew Harper.

“Abingdon station is filled with cards, gifts, flowers, notes of support and condolence from the public, our colleagues, partner agencies and local businesses.”

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The force also posted a series of photographs showing an area set aside in honour of PC Harper with more than 100 cards, bouquets of flowers, painted stones, and book of messages and tributes for people to write in, all sat beside a picture of PC Harper.

Pictures also showed the floral tributes outside the station.

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The post also comes as fundraising in the police officers name has surpassed £300,000 with donations from far and wide.

One fundraising page set up by the officer himself for a fundraising run in aid of Children with Cancer UK has raised more than £29,000, and another set up in his memory has raised more than £279,918.

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