Police stopped traffic in Catford today to help some unusual residents cross the road - a duck and three ducklings.

An officer stood on the tarmac to help the creatures make it safely across Bromley Road.

Lewisham police tweeted: "A busy old morning..... But just to prove its not all crime.... 563PL (assisted by 191PL) have been helping some local residents...

"Why did the duck cross the road?"