A couple of people hae been arrested following an armed robbery.

On January 2 two men ran into the Post Office in Buckhurst Hill's Queen's Road armed with a hammer.

They shouted at two members of staff before fleeing with money.

Yesterday police arrested a 29-year-old man on suspicion of robbery and possession of drugs and he remains in custody for questioning.

They also arrested a 29-year-old woman on suspicion of conspiracy to commit robbery on Friday, January 4, and she has been released and remains on police bail.

Police are continuing to appeal for information. If you have information please call Loughton CID quoting crime reference 42/793/19 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.