A 31-year-old man, arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, has been released with no further action following an assault in Sandown last month (September).

A second man, a 24-year-old, also arrested on suspicion of attempted murder has since been released under police investigation.

Hampshire Constabulary was called to an incident outside the Old Comical pub on St John’s Road at 7:55pm on Monday 17 September.

A 49-year-old man from the Isle of Wight was left with ‘life-threatening’ injuries, according to police.

If you have any information, you’re being urged to contact police on 101, quoting crime reference number 44180351867.

Alternatively, you can Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.