A man has been arrested following a police stop and search this afternoon.

Police stopped and searched a 30-year-old man near Thornton Heath station at around 3.15pm on March 19.

A spokesman for the Met said: "He was arrested on suspicion of possession of a bladed article and taken into custody.

"There were no other arrests."

Police added that the officers were in possession of a Taser but that it was was not deployed.