Armed police have broken into a house and arrested four men after a male was kidnapped in Bromley.

Officers received a report of a kidnapping in Auckland Rise at around 8.50pm on March 1.

At around 6.30am yesterday (March 2), armed police forced entry to a house in Lambscroft Avenue. 

Four males were found at the Mottingham address, and they were arrested on suspicion of kidnap.

They currently remain in police custody.

A male was also recovered from the house and taken to hospital for treatment.

His injuries were later assessed as not life-threatening.

Police enquiries into the circumstances continue.

Have you got a story for us? You can contact us here.

Follow us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram to keep up with all the latest news.

Sign up to our newsletters to get updates sent straight to your inbox.

A spokesperson for Metropolitan Police said: “At approximately 20:50hrs on Wednesday, 1 March police received a report of kidnap after a male was taken from an address in Auckland Rise, SE19.

“At around 06:30hrs on Thursday, 2 March armed officers forced entry an address in Lambscroft Avenue, SE9 and arrested four males on suspicion of kidnap. They remain in custody.

“Officers used distraction devices when entering the address; no shots were fired.

“A male was recovered from the address; he has been taken to hospital for treatment to injuries which were not life-threatening.

“Enquiries into the circumstances continue.”