A man has been arrested on suspicion of courier fraud.

Police arrested a 21-year-old man from Haringey following reports an 84-year-old man was scammed.

It was reported the elderly man from Maldon was called on Tuesday, January 14 by someone claiming to be a bank manager.

He was told there were issues with his bank cards before handing them over to a man who attended his address.

A three-figure sum was taken from his account.