Police have issued and then extended a Section 60 Order covering areas of Milton Keynes following an altercation in the city.
The decision to issue the order follows an incident on Sunday (20/06) at about 7.30pm in Weavers Hill, Fullers Slade.
Members of the public reported seeing two groups involved in the fight, with people seen in possession of knives, axes and other bladed articles in the incident.
Officers attended the scene and it is not believed that anyone has been injured.
Two people were arrested on suspicion of being in possession of a bladed article and affray, they remain in custody at this time.
The order covers the Fullers Slade, Greenleys, Stony Strafford and Wolverton areas of Milton Keynes. It was originally issued around 9:20pm last night (20/06) for an initial 24 hour period, before being extended earlier today (21/06) by police.
Superintendent Marc Tarbit, LPA Commander for Milton Keynes, said, “I have made the decision to extend the Section 60 Order for a further 12 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.
“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.
“The order will covers Fullers Slade, Greenleys, Stony Stratford and Wolverton.”
Anyone with any details about this incident can assist police with their inquiries by calling 101, quoting incident number 1785 of 20 June, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Alternatively, people can make a report online.