A security guard was shot during an armed robbery at a bank in a busy north-east London town centre.
Emergency services rushed to the scene of the incident at Nationwide in Walthamstow High Street shortly before 3.30am on Thursday morning.
Officers had received reports a robbery was in progress.
A male security guard, aged 53, was found suffering from gunshot injuries, police said.
A spokesman for the Met Police said: “His injuries are not being treated as life threatening or life-changing.
“Officers from the Met's Flying Squad are investigating.
“No arrests have been made.”