Attempted murder arrest after woman seriously injured in Barkingside

Princes Road attempted murder

A woman in her 50s was taken to hospital in a critical condition following an alleged assault in Princes Road, Barkingside. - Credit: Google

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following an alleged assault in Barkingside.

Emergency services were called to Princes Road just after 2pm to reports of an assault.

A woman in her 50s was found seriously injured and London's Air Ambulance took her to hospital in a critical condition. 

A 47-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of attempted murder and has been taken into custody.

A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police said: "A scene has been put in place.

"Enquiries continue."

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "We were called at 2:01pm today (April 9) to reports of an incident on Princes Road, Ilford.

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"We sent an ambulance crew, an incident response officer and two medics in cars. We also dispatched London's Air Ambulance.

"We treated a person at the scene and took them to a major trauma centre."