A woman is in a critical condition after a dog attack in a Belvedere home.

Police responded to the incident on Bedwell Road on November 20 at around 8.55am.

London Ambulance Service and London's Air Ambulance were also sent to the scene.

The woman remains in hospital in a critical condition.

No other injuries are reported.

The dog received injuries during the attack and police used a taser on the animal.

The dog was held in another room by police following the attack where it later died.

Investigations into the circumstances are ongoing.

A spokesperson for Metropolitan Police said: “Police were called at approximately 08:55hrs on Monday, 20 November to reports of a woman being attacked by a dog inside an address in Bedwell Road, Belvedere.

“Officers, London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance attended the scene – a woman, no further details – was taken to hospital for treatment; she remains there in a critical condition.

“No reports of any other injuries.

“The dog received injuries during the attack and Taser was discharged by officers who secured it in a separate room. It has since died.

“Enquiries into the circumstances continue.”