A major emergency services presence has been pictured outside a home in Belvedere following a dog attack.

The incident happened in Bedwell Road at around 8.20am today (November 20).

Officers and London Ambulance Service crews attended and found a woman and a man injured.

The pair were rushed to hospital for further treatment following the attack.

The woman remains in hospital in a critical condition, and the man obtained minor injuries.

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

It was held in another room by officers following the attack where it died shortly after.

Bedwell Road can be seen partially cordoned off by emergency services in a picture as the incident is dealt with.

Police enquiries 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.

“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.”

A spokesperson for London Ambulance Service 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.”