Police descended on Eltham High Street after reports of a fight breaking out between a number of teenagers.

Officers were called shortly before 5pm yesterday (April 12), with witnesses saying they saw armed teenagers in the town centre.

Witnesses said they saw teenagers “wearing balaclavas” chasing each other down the high street. Other witnesses said they saw “white paint” being thrown over a car.

A spokesperson from Met Police said that when officers attended the scene, all suspects had left.

No injuries were reported and no arrests have been made. Police said enquiries are continuing.