Authorities have arrested at least 1,300 people, including over 900 people in London alone, for different charges including violence, rioting and looting across the country.

Prime Minister David Cameron said that courts will stay open 24 hours to handle the huge volume of suspects. He also added that the reinforced police presence of 16,000 officers will remain on duty over the whole weekend, BBC reported.

Among those arrested, there were two boys of 17 and one of 18, charged with arson attack destroying a Sony warehouse in Enfield, North London on Monday. One of the 17-year-olds was released on bail later.

According to police, looters attacked a Hugo Boss store and a bureau de change on Sloane Square between Monday night and early morning on Tuesday. After that they targeted shops in Pimlico Road.

On Wednesday night, police arrested a total of 127 people, following an incident in Eltham, south-east London, where a group of people attacked officers with missiles. Police said that the group had been dispersed by 22:00 BST.

In Manchester, a 12-year-old boy was charged with stealing a bottle of wine from a supermarket. He received a nine-month referral order, along with a fine of £50 ($81). At least 110 people were arrested in the city.

At least 240 people have appeared in court so far, and about half of them were under the age of 18, police said.