Published: 15:29, 16 February 2020
| Updated: 17:27, 16 February 2020
Armed police units and a helicopter were deployed following reports of a man with a gun in Bexleyheath.
Police were sent to Long Lane at 2.10pm, after receiving a call to say a male armed with a firearm was in the area.
Armed officers were seen to have closed off one end of nearby Nursery Avenue and a helicopter was seen above Russell Park.
The Metropolitan Police said searches had been carried out but nothing had been found and the officers were stood down.
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