Head injuries suffered by a woman after an “alleyway assault” near Finchley Road are not thought to be life-threatening, police have said.

London Ambulance Service called police to the incident in Lithos Road, South Hampstead, just before 11am yesterday (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 has today (March 30) confirmed that the woman’s injuries are not life-threatening or life-changing.

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.