Armed police were seen in Eltham this afternoon after a man was reported armed with a weapon.
Police were centred around Froissart Road, and stated:
“Officers in Greenwich have arrested a man for possession of an offensive weapon in Froissart Road, SE9. Police were called at 5pm to reports of a man, aged around 30ys, with a large knife in the street”
“NPAS (helicopter), firearms officers, local officers and TSG responded and the man was taken to an east London police station where he remains in custody. Nobody was injured.”