New section 60 order put in place across Milton Keynes ‘for the public's safety’

A new Section 60 order has been put in place.

Thames Valley Police said: “A new Section 60 order has been enacted in Milton Keynes for the public's safety following the two violent incidents on Wednesday evening.

“The order will give investigating officers extra powers to carry out stop and search activity.

“Please raise any concerns with our officers.”

A section 60 was originally put in place on Wednesday following two violent incidents in MK.

In the Alton Gate/Chiswick close area of Westcroft, a 16-year-old boy was stabbed, resulting in a wound to his arm. His injuries are not life threatening or life changing.

The second incident occurred at about 8pm in Woodley Headland in the Peartree Bridge area.

Officers received reports of a group of males fighting with bladed objects.

The two incidents are not believed to be linked.

Earlier today, Two men were charged in connection with violent disorder in Milton Keynes.

The charges relate to a fight involving a group of men in Woodley Headlands, in the Peartree Bridge area of Milton Keynes on Wednesday (4/5).

Police continue their appeal.