A woman was rushed to hospital after being brutally attacked by a dog.

The dog reportedly mauled the woman at a block of flats in Eastfield Road, Enfield, this morning (May 5).

Emergency services were called just after 7.30am and the woman was taken to hospital with an arm injury.

Her condition was assessed and found not to be life-threatening, the Metropolitan Police have confirmed.

The dog was secured by officers at the scene to prevent further harm to the public and has been seized.

A spokesperson said that further enquiries will take place to establish the circumstances of the attack.