Ilford: Woman in 50s fighting for life after east London axe attack

The girl was attacked with an axe in Ilford, east London (Picture: Google)

A girl in her 50s is fighting for her life after being attacked with an axe.

Police arrested a 47-year-old man, who is understood to the sufferer, on the scene in Princes Road, Ilford, east London, on suspicion of tried homicide.

Officers had been referred to as by paramedics to a report of a girl attacked with an axe inside a residential handle shortly after 2pm on Friday.

She was discovered severely injured and brought to hospital, the place she stays in a essential situation, the Metropolitan Police mentioned.

The drive mentioned quite a few suspects are believed to have left the handle earlier than police arrived.

Detectives are interesting for any witnesses, or anybody with dashcam footage from the world on Friday afternoon, to contact them on 101 or via Crimestoppers.

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