A second person has been rushed to hospital alongside a woman who is now in a critical condition following 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 address shortly afterwards.

Paramedics treated two people at the scene before taking them to hospital as a priority.

The woman remains in hospital in a critical condition.

Police have updated their statement to announce that a man also received minor injuries.

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

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

Investigations into the circumstances are ongoing.

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called at 8.57am today (20 November) to reports of an incident on Bedwell Road, Belvedere.

“We sent a number of resources to the scene, including an ambulance crew, an incident response officer and members of our tactical response unit. We also dispatched London’s Air Ambulance.

“We treated two patients at the scene before taking them to a major trauma centre as a priority.”

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.

“A man also received minor injuries - he was taken to hospital for treatment.

“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.”