A WOMAN and child rushed to hospital after being found injured in a south London home.

Police and paramedics, including an air ambulance, were called to Monarch Parade in Mitcham at around 4pm on Tuesday.

A Met Police spokesman said: “Police were called to an address on Monarch Parade in Mitcham at 4pm on Tuesday to a report of two people injured.

“Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and a woman and a child were inside a property suffering injuries. Condition awaits.

“Officers remain on scene. No arrests; enquiries into the incident continue.”

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson added: “We were called today at 3.51pm to reports of an incident off London Road, Mitcham.

“We dispatched a number of resources including an advanced paramedic, ambulance crews and an incident response officer.


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“We also dispatched London’s Air Ambulance, with the first of our medics arriving within four minutes.

“We treated two patients at the scene and took them to a major trauma centre.”

The spokesperson declined to clarify the nature while the Met said further details would be released later.

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