POLICE are hunting for three men after an assault that put a man in hospital. 

The incident happened on November 4, at around 6.15pm.

An altercation between the victim and three men is said to have taken place near Regent Street, Shanklin, Isle of Wight.

The incident is believed to have continued on to Arthurs Hill and then Avenue Road.

The victim, a man in his 40s was taken to hospital after suffering 'a number of injuries'. 

Police have now released CCTV images of the men they would like to identify as part of their investigation. 

A spokesperson for Hampshire Constabulary said: "If you are able to identify the people pictured, please get in touch by calling 101 and quoting reference 44200428414.
"Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their anonymous online form at crimestoppers-uk.org"