Two men have been arrested following an incident in New Addington which put a school into 'lockdown'.

Police were called to King Henry's Drive at 4.09pm today (July 5) to reports of a man with a machete.

A parent of a student at Wolsey Junior Academy- who wished to remain anonymous - reported seeing armed police around the building and said that "everybody is locked in the main hall."

Multiple people on Facebook also reported seeing numerous police, including a police helicopter, in and around King Henry's Drive.

A witness said she saw an argument take place nearby between three men. She then said she saw two of men drive off before the another man walked into the school "ranting and raving."

A spokesperson for the the Met Police said: "Police were called at 4:09pm on Wednesday, July 5 to King Henrys Drive, New Addington Croydon CRO, to a report of a man with a machete."

"Officers attended and two men were arrested in the nearby area on suspicion of affray, criminal damage and possession of cannabis.

"They were taken to a south London police station.

"No-one was found to be injured."