Two men arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following Kensal Green hit-and-run

This car was found abandoned in Malvern Place, Kilburn

This car was found abandoned in Malvern Place, Kilburn - Credit: Archant

Cyclist, 23, was injured in collision outside Queen’s Park Library on June 30

Detectives investigating a hit-and-run smash in Kensal Green that left a cyclist injured have arrested two men on suspicion of attempted murder.

The two were held yesterday following the collision involving a silver coloured Hyundai outside Queen’s Park Library in Harrow Road, on June 30 at around 1.15pm.

The 23-year-old man suffered injuries to his head and arms and was taken to hospital in a non-life threatening condition.

Officers recovered a silver coloured Hyundai i30 registration number EO62 ZNT which was found abandoned outside Carlton Vale infants’ school in Malvern Place, Kilburn, the day after the crash.

The vehicle had extensive windscreen damage and had dents on its roof.

The car, which had been hired, was stolen from Portgate Close in Kilburn, after 11pm on June 29.

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The theft was reported to the police on the morning of July 1.

The two men have been bailed to return to a police station at a later date.