A stop and search order has been issued in Bucks after a 16-year-old boy was stabbed prompting.

Officers also received reports of a group of men fighting with bladed objects two incidents are not believed to be linked.

The section 60 order, which grants officers additional stop and search powers, has been put in place in Milton Keynes covering the highlighted area on the map above.

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The boy was stabbed in the arm at around 5.20pm yesterday (May 4) in the area of Alton Gate and Chiswick Close in Westcroft.

The group of men was reported fighting at about 8pm in Woodley Headland in the Peartree Bridge area.

As a result, a section 60 Order has been put in place for a period of 24 hours and will expire at 8.15pm today (May 5). 

No arrests have been made and the boy's injuries are not life-threatening.

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Inspector Andy Pearce, based at Milton Keynes police station, said: “We have put this order in place while we carry out investigations into these two incidents.

“The order will give our officers extra powers to carry out stop and search activity, and has been enacted for the safety of the public.

“There will be an increased police presence in the area while we carry out our investigations, and I would ask anyone with any information to get in touch with us by calling 101, quoting reference number 1571 (4/5) in relation to the first incident, and reference number 1665 (4/5) in relation to the second.

“We would be particularly interested in receiving any dash-cam or CCTV footage which could help our investigations.

“If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to speak to any of our officers who will be in the area while the Section 60 Order remains in place.”

You can also make a report anonymously via the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, or by making a report online.

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