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A kindhearted Islander has made an anonymous donation towards the fundraising campaign of a police officer killed in Berkshire.

Posting on Twitter, Isle of Wight Police shared a picture of £20 notes which were handed into Ryde police station.

A note accompanied the money, reads:

“Please put this towards the funds for the officer killed on duty.

“Thank you for everything you all do for us.

“I am very grateful to every one of you.”

Andrew Harper was killed while investigating reports of a burglary in the Berkshire village of Sulhamstead on Thursday (15).

More than 6,000 people have so far contributed to an online fundraising effort by Thames Valley Police, which stands at more than £120,000 at the time of writing.