Two schoolgirls were seriously injured during a clash between young pupils from rival schools on a playing field in Reading.
The victims, aged just 13 and 14, suffered multiple knife wounds to the stomach, shoulder and leg during the brutal fight over a boy.
An argument is understood to have turned violent during a row over a boyfriend.
According to Daily Mail, the pupils, from rival schools in Reading, are understood to have arranged a confrontation on a playing field near the Rivermead Leisure Centre, which is beside the River Thames.
The confrontation turned into a bloody as the young girls began exchanging blows.
Adults at the nearby leisure centre dialled 999 for the police and ambulance service and paramedics raced to the scene to treat the girls.
The stabbed girls were understood to be Year 9 pupils at schools in Reading.