A man allegedly brandishing a firearm has been arrested in Erith today (May 29).

Officers from the Met were called by British Transport Police at around 12.15pm to South Road, Erith, following a report by a member of the public of a man with a firearm.

A man has now been arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm.

He remains in custody at a south London police station.

A firearm was recovered at the scene.

More to follow.

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