Police have revealed the reason a Croydon home was stormed by officers late last month.

Residents of Norman Avenue reported being awoken by police on the morning of November 27 as a house was raided.

Responding to a request for comment, a spokesman for the Met Police said: "We were called at around 3.16am on Wednesday, November 27 to reports of firearms being found on Norman Avenue, Croydon.

"Officers attended and recovered two firearms from outside of a property.

"Investigations are ongoing and no arrests have been made."