UPDATE:

Dennis George (46 years) of London is charged with one count of attempt murder contrary to Section 239(1) of the Criminal Code of Canada.

Officers, including members of the Forensic Identification Section, continue to investigate.

Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to contact the London Police Service at 519-661-5674 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Information can also be sent in on-line anonymously to www.londoncrimestoppers.com

ORIGINAL RELEASE:

On Monday, July 31, 2017, at approximately 10:20 p.m. London Police officers were called to a residence on Frances Street in relation to a serious assault.

An adult female was transported to the hospital by ambulance with life-threatening injuries.

Officers took one adult male into custody a short distance away.

Members of the Major Crime Section are in the early stages of this investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the London Police Service at 519-661-5674 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Information can also be sent in on-line anonymously to www.londoncrimestoppers.com