A man has been shot and another arrested during a police operation in Wimbledon.

The Met Police confirmed a pre-planned operation took place in Lacock Close this morning (December 3) at around 8am into cash in transit robberies.

The 23-year-old man was taken to hospital where his condition is not life threatening.

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A second 23-year-old man was arrested for conspiracy to rob. He remains in custody.

A suspected stolen car has been recovered at the scene.

A Met Police spokesman said: "A proactive operation was conducted by officers from the Met’s Flying Squad assisted by firearms officers.

"During the course of the operation, one man was shot by police.

"A second man has been arrested for conspiracy to rob.

"A number of roads in the area, including Haydons Road, have been closed and a forensic scene is in place."

The Met’s Directorate of Professional Standards have been informed and the Independent Office for Police Conduct has launched an independent investigation.