Two males have been detained and zombie knives seized after a group were spotted in New Cross.

Officers were called to the New Cross area on Wednesday evening following reports of a “group with knives.”

They gave chase and detained two males, who police say were carrying “zombie knives.”

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The tweet from @MetTaskforce read: “South East Territorial Support Group responded to a call from the public this evening in #NewCross, @MPSLewisham to a group with knives.

“U4.2 were first on scene, gave chase & detained 2 males carrying Zombie knives.

“Targeting violence, supporting Front Line Policing.”