Man arrested following stabbings in Reading

Thames Valley Police has arrested a man following an incident of a stabbing which took place in Reading today.

Officers, along with other emergency services were called to Forbury Gardens, Reading at around 7pm following reports of a stabbing that had taken place.

Officers arrested a man at the scene who is now in police custody.

A number of people sustained injuries and were taken to hospital for treatment.

There is a police cordon in place at Forbury Gardens and the public should avoid the area while officers are on scene.

Please do not share images or videos of the incident on social media, but instead to report these to the police.

If anyone has information relating to this incident please contact Thames Valley Police by calling 999, quoting reference 1159 20/6.