An investigation has been launched following an alleged rape in the early hours of Monday morning.

A spokesman for the Met Police said: "Police are investigating an allegation of rape reported to have occurred at around 2am on March 9 in Beddington Park, Sutton.

"The victim, a man in his 40s, is being supported by specialist officers."

Police added that its enquiries are ongoing and that no arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 with CAD reference 522/9Mar.