A woman in her 30s remains in a critical condition one week after a stabbing in Bexley.

The incident happened in Penhill Road just after 4pm on Tuesday, January 16.

Officers and London Ambulance Service crews were called to the scene and found a woman injured.

She was taken to hospital for treatment where she remains in a critical condition as of today (January 23).

Tony Curant, who lives on Penhill Road where the incident took place, was arrested on January 20.

He appeared at Bromley Magistrates' Court yesterday (January 22) charged with attempted murder.

Curant was remanded to appear at the Old Bailey on February 5.

Inspector Graham Rickard, from the policing team for south east London, said: “We arrived at the scene within three minutes of the initial report and provided first aid to the victim until paramedics arrived. 

"Sadly, she is very seriously injured and has been taken to hospital in a critical condition."

Inspector Rickard previously said it was believed that the woman and her alleged attacker were known to each other.

A spokesperson for Metropolitan Police said: “A man has appeared at court charged with attempted murder.

“Tony Curant, 33 (22.10.90) of Penhill Road, appeared at Bromley Magistrates' and was remanded to appear at the Old Bailey on Monday, 5 February.

“Curant was arrested on Saturday, 20 January following a stabbing on Penhill Road in Bexley on Tuesday, 16 January.

“The victim, a woman in her 30s, remains in hospital in a critical condition.”