Woman critically injured in dog attack in Belvedere

A woman has been critically injured in a dog attack.

A man also suffered minor injuries during the incident in Belvedere, southeast London, on Monday morning.

The dog was tasered by police and has since died.

In a statement, the Metropolitan Police said it was called to reports of a woman being attacked by a dog inside a property in Bedwell Road at 8.55am.

Emergency services attended the scene and the woman was taken to hospital, where she remains there in a critical condition.

The injured man was also taken to hospital for treatment.

A Met Police spokesperson said: "The dog received injuries during the attack and a Taser was discharged by officers who secured it in a separate room. It has since died.

"Enquiries into the circumstances continue."

The breed of the dog has not been confirmed.

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On Friday, two people were airlifted to hospital with serious injuries in North Wales after a dog attack, while two others suffered minor injuries.

The dog was destroyed, though the breed has not been revealed.