PC Gary Toms
17th April 2009
37 years old
Metropolitan PolicePC Gary Toms and a colleague were in a marked police car in Ashlin Road, Stratford when they began to follow a car that had been reported as being used in a burglary in which a firearm was seen. The driver of the car rammed a number of police vehicles in an attempt to evade capture. It was whilst trying to stop the suspect's car that PC Toms sustained a fatal head injury from which he died six days later in hospital.
Memorial – Unveiled 18th October 2010 at 7 Ashlin Road, London E15 2AP
Unveiling Photos – 18th October 2010 at 7 Ashlin Road, London E15 2AP
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