Isle of Wight Police are appealing for information to identify two men after they were involved in an apparent assault reported in Shanklin.
Officers were called at 8.50pm on Tuesday, January 17, 2012 when a member of the public saw a man being attacked by another man in Atherley Road.
A witness stopped to phone the police and attempted to help the victim who walked away from the scene with what appeared to be clothing wrapped around injuries to his head.
A suspect was seen cycling away from the scene. He was described as:
Aged in his 20s
Wearing a dark beanie hat and a white hooded top
Police are continuing enquiries to identify and find the victim and the suspect.
These men, other witnesses or anyone who was in Atherley Road in Shanklin between 8.30pm and 9pm on Tuesday, January 17 are asked to contact Shanklin police station by phoning 101. Mini-Com users can call 01962 875000. Information can be given anonymously by phoning the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.
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