A police helicopter was sighted above Elmers End in Beckenham earlier today (May 9) amid reports of a police chase in the area.

Reports surfaced on social media channels of "police chase" around Elmers End Road, with multiple police vehicles thought to be involved.

Meanwhile eye witnesses reported the helicopter hovering in the vicinity of Elmers End Road around midday on Saturday.

The Met Police were contacted for comment by News Shopper.