A 17-year-old boy has been left in a serious but stable condition after an assault in Fishbourne on Thursday (13).

*Updated 

Hampshire Constabulary says the teenager suffered ‘serious’ head injuries – and had to be taken to Southampton General Hospital – after an incident on Fishbourne Lane.

Police say they believe it happened at some point between 3.40am and 4.30am.

An 18-year-old man from Cowes has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.

If you have any information, you’re being urged to call police on 101 quoting crime reference number 44180463743.

*Updated 3.16pm 

*Police have confirmed an 18-year-old man from Cowes has been released without charge, but remains under investigation