AN elderly man and woman were found with stab wounds at a house in North London this evening in a "domestic incident".

The pair, both thought to be in their 70s, were rushed to hospital from the home in Southgate Road just before 9pm.

The woman is believed to be fighting for her life after suffering life-threatening injuries, the man's condition has not been updated.

Officers were scrambled to the home near Haggerston station after being alerted by the London Ambulance Service.

A police statement on Twitter this evening said: "There have been no arrests.

"At this very early stage, the matter is being treated as a domestic incident with no other persons believed involved.

"However extensive inquiries into the circumstances continue.

"A crime scene & road closures are in place."

Worries residents reported seeing an air ambulance land nearby as emergency services raced to the horrifying scene.

Striking pictures posted online showed dozens of police cars and ambulances, with officers going door-to-door as they probe what happened.

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