Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault which occurred on the afternoon of Sunday 12 November in Ventnor.
Officers were called at 2.31pm after a man in his 50s was located in Pound Lane with a serious leg injury.
Two men, aged 25 and 30, have been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent as part of ongoing enquiries.
They have been bailed with conditions until 13 February.
Police would like to hear from anyone who witnessed this incident, or has any information that could assist our investigation.
Please call 101, quoting 44230462821. You can also submit information online here.
Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their anonymous online form at crimestoppers-uk.org