A girl in her 50s is fighting for her life after being battered in a terrifying axe attack.
A 47-year-old man, who is thought to the sufferer, was arrested on the scene in Ilford, east London, on suspicion of tried homicide.
Police had been referred to as by the London Ambulance Service to a report of a lady attacked with an axe inside a residential handle shortly after 2pm on April 9.
She was discovered critically injured and brought to hospital the place she stays in a crucial situation, the Metropolitan Police mentioned.
The axe attack marks the second horrific incidence of violence in opposition to girls in Ilford on the identical day.
Just just a few hours prior, a lady in her 80s was found not respiration in a shower at a property simply 500m away.
She was later pronounced lifeless and a person, believed to be recognized to her, was arrested on suspicion of homicide.
Met Police say Friday’s axe attack was primarily home in nature and that the person and girl are recognized to one another.
Quite a few suspects are believed to have left the handle earlier than officers arrived.
A spokesperson mentioned: “Police had been referred to as by London Ambulance Service at 2.08pm on Friday, April 9, to a report of a lady attacked with an axe inside a residential handle in Princes Road, Ilford.
“A girl, aged in her 50s, was discovered critically injured. She was handled on the scene earlier than being taken to hospital the place she stays in a crucial situation.
“A 47-year-old man was arrested on the scene on suspicion of tried homicide. He has been taken into custody the place he stays.
“At this early stage, it’s believed that the incident is primarily home in nature.
“The girl and the person arrested are recognized to one another. Enquiries proceed.”
Detectives are interesting for witnesses, or anybody with dashcam footage from the world on Friday afternoon, to return ahead.
Against the law scene stays in place and pressing enquiries are ongoing.