A pensioner is fighting for his life following a fall in Croydon.

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at 3.53pm on January 1 to a report of a man falling from a height in Bishops Road, Croydon.

A Met spokesman said: "Officers, the LAS and London’s Air Ambulance Service attended and found a man in his 80s injured.

"He was taken to a west London hospital where he remains in a life-threatening condition."

The incident is not being treated as suspicious.