Man Released In IOW Attempted Murder Investigation

17 October 2018, 11:32

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No further action will be taken against one of the men, held on suspicion of attempted murder on the Isle of Wight.

Police were called to the Old Comical pub on St John's Road in Sandown at 7.55pm on Monday 17 September after reports a man had been attacked.

The 49-year-old man from the Isle of Wight was taken to Southampton General Hospital for treatment to what was initially described as a life-threatening head injury.

A 24 year-old man and a 31-year-old man, both from Sandown, were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and later bailed until 16 October.

The 31-year-old has been released with no further action, while the other remains under police investigation.