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UPDATE: Man shot during police operation, Wimbledon

News   •   Dec 03, 2018 15:58 GMT

A man has been shot during a police operation into cash in transit robberies.

The incident happened at about 08:10hrs on Monday, 3 December in Lacock Close, Wimbledon.

A proactive operation was conducted by officers from the Met’s Flying Squad assisted by firearms officers.

During the course of the operation, which took place in the street, a 23-year-old man [A] was shot by police.

He was taken by London Ambulance Service to a London hospital; his condition is not life threatening. He has subsequently been arrested for conspiracy to rob.

A second 23-year-old man [B] has been arrested for conspiracy to rob. He remains in custody.

A suspected stolen car has been recovered at the scene.

Some local roads have been closed and a forensic scene is now in place.

The Met’s Directorate of Professional Standards have been informed.

The Independent Office for Police Conduct has launched an independent investigation.