A man was taken to hospital yesterday evening after being set upon near Carshalton Beeches station.

Police were called at 4.40pm on Tuesday to Gordon Road, after reports of a man being attacked in the street.

"The victim, aged in his 30s, had allegedly been set upon by a group of males armed with weapons," a spokeswoman for the Met said.

"He was taken to hospital with head injuries; these have been assessed as not life changing or life threatening.

No arrests have been made and police enquiries are ongoing.