Calling all Law & Order fans, we’ve got some exciting news for you…

Christopher Meloni (AKA Elliot Stabler) is bringing his Law & Order: Special Victims Unit character back to our screens!

According to Variety, Meloni will return as Stabler in a new spinoff series from the brains behind Law & Order, Dick Wolf. The series – which has received a 13-episode order – will reportedly follow Stabler as he heads up the organised crime division of the NYPD.

The actor posted the news on Facebook with the caption: “He’s back…”

Meloni left SVU in the show’s 12th season back in 2011 after his character decided to retire from the police force.

The show’s air date is yet to be released.