Stay in doors as woman and baby stabbed in West London

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50 police officers are searching an area of London and warn members of the public to stay indoors

Police have launched a man hunt after a woman and baby were stabbed in west London on Monday evening.

The two victims are in hospital in a serious but stable condition, police said.

Police and paramedics were called to Swinfield Close in Hanworth, in the London Borough of Hounslow, at around 7.12pm following a report concerning residents’ safety.

At the scene they found a woman and infant suffering knife wounds. The pair were rushed to hospital by the Air Ambulance Service.

The Met said that a crime scene has been established and officers remain in place.

No arrests have been made