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A 27-year-old was attacked in a club in Sandown late on Christmas Eve into the early hours of Christmas Day.
A report of an assault in a nightclub on the Isle of Wight is prompting a police appeal for witnesses.
It’s alleged a 27-year-old man from Sandown on the island was assaulted by another man while they were at the bar of Colonel Bogeys on Culver Parade in the town.
The victim was knocked to the floor and received injuries to his face during the assault, which happened sometime between 11.50pm on Saturday, December 24 and 1am on Sunday, December 25, 2011. He was taken to hospital to be treated for his injuries, which were not believed to be life threatening.
Colonel Bogeys nightclub was busy with people at the time and police are asking witnesses or anyone with information about possible suspects to contact Shanklin police station by phoning 101. Mini-com users can phone 01962 875000. Informationcan be given anonymously by phoning the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.