Police have sealed off a post office in Plumstead following  an armed robbery.

Met officers were called to Swingate Lane on Tuesday at about 11.05am following reports of the robbery.

It was reported that two men armed with a hammer and knife stole money from the premises.

A male and female victim at the scene did not require medical attention.

Officers from the Met’s Central Specialist Crime unit are investigating, however there have been  no arrests so far and enquiries are continuing.