According to reports, PC Andrew Harper, 28, was dragged under a vehicle while responding to reports of a burglary and died of multiple injuries on 15 August. A Crown Prosecution Service statement said:
“As the investigation into PC Andrew Harper’s death continues, the CPS has today authorized Thames Valley Police to charge Henry Long, 18, and two 17-year-old boys with murder and conspiracy to steal a quad bike on 15 August 2019.
“Thomas King, 21, has also been charged with conspiracy to steal a quad bike.
“It is extremely important that there should be no reporting, commentary or sharing of information online which could in any way prejudice these proceedings.”
The three teenagers will appear at Reading Magistrates’ Court on Thursday.