Sutton station was ground to a halt yesterday after reports of a trespasser on the line.

Officers were called to the busy station just after 1pm yesterday afternoon (September 17).

Your Local Guardian:

All power was cut from the lines as officers swarmed

British Transport Police has now released more details.

Your Local Guardian:

A spokesman from BTP said: "This was a mental health incident.

"Officers were called to Sutton station at 1.16pm yesterday following concern for the welfare of man on the tracks.

Your Local Guardian:

"Paramedics also attended and a man was taken to a place of safety."

Services were disrupted late into the evening after the incid