A man has been arrested this afternoon after being spotted carrying a gun.

Firearms Officers called to Morden Hall Park at 12.45pm on Wednesday to reports of a man believed to be in possession of a firearm in the area.

A man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of a firearms offence and assault. He has been taken to a south London police station where he remains in custody.

A gun was recovered at the scene and will be forensically examined. Enquiries continue.