Witness appeal: Cowes assault leaves man with broken nose

Police are investigating a report of a 39-year-old man being assaulted in Cowes, leaving the victim with a broken nose.

Were you in Cowes early on Sunday (October 28)?

The man and his wife were walking in the Birmingham Road area at some point between 01.15am and 01.40am on Sunday (British Summer Time before the clocks went back).

They were involved in a verbal dispute with a group of up to 10 teenage boys and the man was subsequently assaulted.

He was treated for a broken nose, cuts, and bruises. He is now recovering at home.

Police are keen to hear from anyone who saw what happened or who saw the group of teenagers in the area.

Anyone with information can call Police Staff Investigator Dan Rowling at Newport Police Station on 101 quoting 44180404775.

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, where information can be left anonymously.