Police had been referred to as to Belvedere at 8am on Monday following reviews of a girl being attacked by a dog.
The Metropolitan Police mentioned the sufferer was taken to hospital by paramedics the place she stays in essential situation.
A person concerned within the attack was additionally taken to hospital for remedy.
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Officers mentioned the canine – who was injured throughout the attack – was tasered by police and later died whereas being held in a room by officers
A spokesperson for Metropolitan Police mentioned: “Police were called at approximately 08:55hrs on Monday, 20 November to reports of a woman being attacked by a dog inside an address in Bedwell Road, Belvedere.
“Officers, London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance attended the scene – a woman, no further details – was taken to hospital for treatment; she remains there in a critical condition. A man also received minor injuries – he was taken to hospital for treatment.
“The dog received injuries during the attack and Taser was discharged by officers who secured it in a separate room. It has since died. Enquiries into the circumstances continue.”
The incident is the latest in a string of canine assaults – some of them fatal – to have taken place throughout the nation in recent weeks.
On Saturday, two individuals had been airlifted to hospital after a canine attack in North Wales, the place 37 different dogs had been siezed from the tackle.
XL Bully dogs have been concerned in a big variety of recent canine assaults.
In October, a college was compelled to evacuate in Norfolk after a 60-year-old girl was mauled by her pet XL Bully at her home, earlier than it escaped from the again backyard.
Rishi Sunak has announced the dogs will be banned by the tip of the 12 months following a spate of horrific assaults.
The prime minister mentioned the animals, which campaigners have linked to no less than 14 human deaths since 2021, are a hazard to youngsters and communities, in a video posted to social media.
Under the new rules coming into place on 31 December, American bully XL might be added to the list of prohibited dogs beneath the Dangerous Dogs Act. It will first be unlawful to promote or breed the kind of canine, earlier than possession might be outlawed in February 2024.
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