Police were called to a Catford street after a man was reported to be "pacing" with an axe and a knife.

The incident happened in Doggett Road on Monday evening (September 17).

The man went into a nearby house before the police contained the area.

He later surrendered to officers who arrested him for affray.

Officers recovered an axe and other bladed weapons.

A police spokesman added he is currently being detained at the station while they wait for a medical assessment.