POLICE have been given extra powers after a stabbing in Brockley.

A section 60 order is in place in certain areas of Lewisham.

This means that police can stop and search anyone within this area.

This will cover all roads in the SE4 postal area including Brockley Road, Drakefell Road, Ivydale Road, Brockley Way, and Eddystone Road.

It comes after an 18-year-old man was stabbed near St Norbert Park yesterday (June 13) at around 9.25pm.

The order, which came into force at 10.30pm last night, will remain until 1.30pm today (June 14).

Lewisham MPS @MPSLewisham tweeted: "A S60 CJPO has been authorised from 13/06/22 2230 hrs to 14/06/2022 1330 hrs for the following SE4 postal area of Lewisham, Brockley Rd Drakefell Rd Ivydale Rd Brockley Way Eddystone Rd and all roads within this area CAD 7896/13JUN22 refers (map follows)."

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