Police are 'attempting to engage' with a man who has been on the roof of a Croydon building for more than six hours.

Officers were called to Benson Road, near Wandle Park, at 8.47am this morning to reports of an individual on top of a property.

The road has been closed due to incident, as the fire brigade and ambulance services remain at the scene.

A spokesperson for the London Ambulance Service said "We sent an ambulance crew and an incident response officer to the scene.

"We also dispatched our hazardous area response team (HART)."