REPORTS of a serious incident at Forbury Gardens in Reading currently circulating on social media have been confirmed by police.

Concerned locals have taken to Twitter to inform people that police are currently in the area.

One said on Twitter: "Police out in force at #Forbury gardens. Condolences to those involved. Hope they catch the perpetrators."

Police have confirmed that they are at the scene of an incident but didn't confirm what had happened.

There are also reports of an air ambulance in the area.

 Graphic videos currently on social media show people lying on the ground with emergency services at the scene.

Reading FC football player Tom McIntyre said: "Praying for those attacked in Forbury Gardens, awful."