Woman in critical condition after knife attack

A 24-year-old woman is in a critical condition after she was stabbed in the arm and neck in an attack in east London which also injured a young child.

The victim was attacked at a residential address in Hatherley Road, Walthamstow yesterday afternoon.

A six-year-old child suffered a minor injury which did not require hospital treatment.

Detectives said the attack was not random but they had yet to find a motive.