Multiple police units rushed to the scene on Denmark Road at just after 19:30, alongside colleagues from the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service.
Island Echo understands that a man with injuries was being spoken to by officers.
A significant amount of blood has coated the pavement and a nearby drain cover and a blood imprint can be seen on the retaining wall of a block of flats.
It is not yet known how the male sustained injuries, or if any arrests have been made. The male has been conveyed by ambulance to St Mary’s hospital.
Island Echo has approached Hampshire Constabulary for a statement.
UPDATE @ 10:44 – Hampshire Constabulary has confirmed that officers responded to reports of 2 men fighting, during which, a man in his 40s sustained head injuries after being attacked with a bottle.
Enquiries remain ongoing and no arrests have been made at this time.
If you have any information, you’re asked to contact police on 101 quoting 44210239988.
UPDATE 21/6/21 – Hampshire Constabulary has issued a statement and confirmed that no arrests have been made and that no further action will be taken.
A spokesperson said:
“Subsequent enquiries have shown that the man was struck during a disagreement between two men that are known to each other. We have since spoken to all parties involved and they are satisfied the matter has been resolved without the need for further police involvement. No-one was seriously hurt.”