Police believe that the breed of a dog which attacked two people in a Belvedere home is an Alapaha Bulldog.

A woman who was taken to hospital remains in a critical condition, but police have announced that she is now stable.

Officers 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.

A man who suffered minor injuries was taken to hospital alongside the woman.

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. Police said it has since died.

Investigations into the circumstances are ongoing.

A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police said: “The dog is believed to be an Alapaha bulldog. The woman is now in a critical, but stable condition.

“Police were called at approximately 8.55am 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.”