A man has been arrested after he was seen with a 'knife and hammer' in Carshalton.

Officers were called to Wrythe Lane on September 26, to reports of a man in possession of weapons.

Police attended and a man was arrested for common assault, assault on police and possession of a bladed article.

A number of videos on social media show the man being restrained by the police.

He was taken into custody where he remains.