A 27-year-old man has been released without charge after being arrested for possessing an imitation firearm in Erith yesterday (May 29).

Officers were called by the 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.

Police, including firearms officers, attended.

The man was arrested for possession of an imitation firearm in a public place.

He was taken to a south London police station but later released without charge, with no further action taken.