Isle of Wight Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after an assault was reported in Sandown.
It’s alleged a 28-year-old man from Havant in Hampshire was assaulted while standing outside the Tap pub in Avenue Road between 1.30am and 2am on Satu= rday, October 1, 2011.
The assault is alleged to have followed an argument between the victim and another man.
The 28-year-old received serious facial injuries, which were not believed to be life threatening. He went to hospital for treatment.
Detectives are following several lines of enquiries within the local community, including information about several witnesses who were near the victim when the assault was reported.
These witnesses or anyone else with information are asked to contact CID at Newport Police Station by phoning 101 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org From outside Hampshire and = the Isle of Wight, phone police on 0845 045 45 45. Mini-Com users can call = the police on 01962 875000. Information can be given anonymously by calling the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.
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