Police investigating an ‘assault’ on an officer in Cowes say they want to speak to a motorcyclist who fled the incident.
As reported by Isle of Wight Radio, a policeman suffered an injury to his eye on Wednesday (13), but no permanent damage was caused.
It came after the officer attempted to detain a man under the Misuse of Drugs Act in the town’s Pallance Road.
The man who assaulted the officer left the scene on a motorcycle, according to police.
Hampshire Constabulary says it wants to talk the individual – who was seen ‘wearing a distinctive pink and black SHOEI helmet.
Officers say the man is described as:
- Aged in his late teens or early twenties.
- Slim build.
- He had blonde or brown coloured hair
- His face had pitted skin around the beard line.
- He was wearing a dark jacket, grey Nike tracksuit bottoms.
If you have any information – or recognise the helmet – you are being urged to contact police on 101 quoting Crime Reference Number 44190053752.