Two Isle of Wight men arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm have been released from police custody but remain under investigation.
Police were called at 11.59pm on Saturday (10) to a report that a man with injuries had been found in George Street, Ryde.
A 48-year-old was taken to hospital for treatment for cuts to his leg and arm, his injuries are described as serious but not life-threatening.
Hampshire Constabulary says a 34-year-old man from Binstead and a 44 year-old man from Ryde were both arrested. They have been released from custody, but remain under investigation.
Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting 44180091603.