Footage has emerged of a sole police officer being attacked by a group on Bexleyheath Broadway.
The incident is reported to have occurred on 14 February at 11:38pm. Video shows the officer draw his baton after a group were arguing at a bus stop.
The officer suffered injuries after being overpowered and hit while on the floor. Two men came to his aid including a chef at a nearby restaurant.
Four men were arrested at the scene. One was arrested later.
In recent weeks a number of London town centres have seen dedicated police teams, but Bexleyheath is not one of them. Woolwich, Bromley and Lewisham are three of a number of town centres across London where the met have added 500 officers.