A teenage boy has been arrested in connection to a GBH incident where he appeared to be deliberately dragged under a car.

A 16-year-old boy [A] was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder on Tuesday, September 10. He has been taken to an east London police station for questioning.

Police continue to appeal for witnesses to the fail to stop collision at Poplar High Street junction with Bazely Street, Tower Hamlets, at 6:59pm on Monday, September 9.

Police and London Ambulance Service attended to a 17-year-old male cyclist who was injured at the scene before being taken to hospital.

He was initially in a critical condition but has now been confirmed that his injuries have now been assessed as life-changing.

The driver of the car, a maroon Ford Focus, involved in the collision fled the scene. No arrests have been made.

Detective Sergeant Lauren Brady, of Central East Command Unit, said: "This is being treated as a grievous bodily harm with intent investigation.

"We believe the victim was deliberately targeted and was dragged a significant distance underneath the vehicle.

"I know there were a number of witnesses and anyone who hasn't contacted police, or people with any dash-cam footage, are asked to call police via 101 quoting reference Cad 6546/09Sep.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.