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Man and woman hurt in Croydon 'hammer attack'

Alpha Road, Croydon Image copyright Google
Image caption The pair were found at an address in Alpha Road, Croydon

A man and a woman have been hurt in a suspected hammer attack in south London.

The pair were found at an address in Alpha Road, Croydon, at about 07:20 BST. The woman, 37, was taken to hospital in a critical condition.

The man, aged 25, was also wounded but his injuries were not thought to be life threatening.

A 34-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of attempted murder. Police said the trio knew each other.

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