Woman left fighting for life after being 'stabbed multiple times' on east London street
A man was arrested at the scene of the incident on suspicion of attempted murder
A woman in her 30s has been left fighting for her life after being stabbed multiple times on an east London street on Sunday night.
Police and paramedics were dispatched to a property in High Road, east London at 8.22pm following reports of an argument between a man and a woman.
Emergency services found a woman in the street, believed to be in her 30s, who had been stabbed a number of times. The woman remains in a critical but stable condition as of Monday morning, Met police said.
A man, also in his 30s, was arrested at the scene of the incident and charged on suspicion of attempted murder. He remains in police custody.
A Met police spokesperson said: "Officers attended the scene and found a woman in the street, believed to be in her 30s, who had sustained a number of stab wounds.
"She was treated by paramedics from London Ambulance Service and then taken to an east London hospital. Her injuries are believed to be life-threatening.
"A man, in his 30s, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of attempted murder. He has been taken into custody at an east London police station."
The attack comes in the wake of a bloody week on London's streets that has seen four people fatally stabbed over a five day period.