A man caused a stir in Bexleyheath this afternoon by standing in the road and refusing to move out of the way of a bus.

Bexley police officers were forced to confront the man who missed his bus by a few seconds and so ran into Townley Road to stop it.

A stand-off ensued before coppers intervened and gave the man 20 seconds to move.

However, during the countdown, the man realised it wasn’t his bus after all and moved onto the pavement.

He was heard saying: “I’ve just realised it’s not my bus.”

Hannahtrevenax tweeted: “This man refused to move out the way of the bus and then had a fight with a policeman, good old Bexleyheath.”

A Met spokesman said: “Police attended at 2.19pm and removed a man who insisted on standing in front of a bus.

“He then agreed to move.”

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