A man has been arrested for drunken behaviour in Kingston this afternoon.

Police were called to Fairfield South at about 4pm, close to the Cricketers pub.

Several passersby reported seeing a man handcuffed and lying on the floor, with two police cars and an ambulance present.

A Kingston police spokesman said  the man had been arrested for being drunk and disorderly.

A Cricketers staff member said the incident had nothing to do with the pub.