TWO men carried out an armed robbery with a hammer at a Carphone Warehouse store today.

The incident happened in High Street, Blackwood at about 3.45pm.

The men, who were armed with a hammer, attacked a member of staff before leaving the store with items.

They then drove away from the scene in a grey-coloured Volvo car.

The staff member's injuries are not thought to be serious.

Gwent Police are now appealing for information. The force is interested to speak with anyone who may have dashcam footage. Please contact Gwent Police on 101, quoting reference 332 of 11/2/19. Alternatively, direct message our Social Media Desk, via Facebook or Twitter.