A woman has been rushed to hospital with a head injury after a reported assault near Finchley Road.

London Ambulance Service called police to the incident in Lithos Road, South Hampstead, just before 11am this morning (March 29).

Officers conducted a search of the area and found a woman aged in her 30s in a nearby alleyway.

She had suffered a laceration to her head, and was rushed to hospital by emergency services.

A police spokesperson said that officers are awaiting an update on her condition.

No arrests have been made and police enquiries are ongoing at this time.

Anyone with information that could help police, is asked to call 101 or post on X (@MetCC), quoting reference CAD 2282/29 Mar.