Former Barking PC loses fight for life

A BRAVE police officer who was critically injured in the high speed pursuit of four alleged robbers tragically died last week. PC Gary Toms was a member of the Specialist Firearms Command unit and before that served the force in Barking and Dagenham. He j

A BRAVE police officer who was critically injured in the high speed pursuit of four alleged robbers tragically died last week.

PC Gary Toms was a member of the Specialist Firearms Command unit and before that served the force in Barking and Dagenham.

He joined the police in January 2002 and was known for his professional attitude and sense of humour.

Gary was just 37 when he died on Friday April 17.

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