A woman has died following a stabbing in Tottenham this afternoon.

The victim, believed to be approximately 40 or 50 years old, was found after police recieved reports of an attack in Bruce Grove at around 1pm today.

She was taken by ambulance to a central London hospital where she was pronounced dead.

A 46-year-old man was arrested at the scene and has been taken to a north London police station where he remains in custody.

An investigation has been launched by detectives from Haringey, assisted by officers from Homicide & Major Crime Command.

Bruce Grove Road is closed as police set up a crime scene tent.