Police in Greenwich have been issued extra stop and search powers and granted the ability to move people on.

Announcing on Twitter this afternoon the first post read: "A S.60 authority has been granted between 3pm today and 2am tomorrow.

"The authority covers the following wards in Greenwich; Abbey Wood, Glyndon, Plumstead, Thamesmead Moorings, Woolwich Riverside and Woolwich Common."

An hour later they added to this

"A dispersal authority has been granted under s.34 Anti-social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014," the tweet read.

"The authority is in place between 3pm today, until 2am hours tomorrow."