A suspect has been arrested after a man was left with a "serious head injury" following an early morning fight in Hither Green.

Police were called to reports of a fight taking place in Leahurst Road at around 5.30am this morning (April 30).

Reports on social media suggested there had been a loud altercation which turned physical from around 5am.

A police statement said "an altercation involving a group of males" had taken place.

One man was taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service with a "serious head injury".

Another man was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and remains in custody at a south London police station.

Officers are understood to have carried out door-to-door enquiries in the area this morning and it is understood a forensics team has also been seen in the area.

A spokesman for Met Police confirmed an investigation was ongoing.