A section 60 order has been extended from 5pm today (11/7) to run for 24 hours until 5pm tomorrow (12/7).
It covers the area of Newport Pagnell. This area is depicted in the map pictured.
The order has been put in place following reports of four males in possession of hammers and bladed articles in Newport Pagnell yesterday (10/7).
Officers attended the scene and it is not believed that anyone has been injured.
One man, aged 19 from Milton Keynes has been arrested on suspicion of affray and remains in police custody at this time.
As a result of this report, officers have enacted a Section 60 order in the area. This will give them extra powers to carry out stop and search.
Superintendent Felicity Parker, said: “I have made the decision to extend the Section 60 Order for a further 24 hours which will allow us extra powers to stop and search people.
“Orders such as this are put in place to aid police investigations, as well as to ensure the safety of the public.
“Officers are working hard to reduce the risk in the area and a section 60 assists us with this.
“Our officers are also in the area on patrol as we continue our investigation. If you have any concerns, please feel free to approach them.
“Thank you in advance for your continued support and compliance.”
There is more information on stop and search, and particularly Section 60 orders, on our website at: https://www.thamesvalley.police.uk/advice/advice-and-information/st-s/stop-and-search/why-we-use-stop-and-search/