As previously reported by Island Echo, a 19-year-old man from Newport, a 31-year-old man from Sandown and a 34-year-old man from Ryde were arrested after a 35-year-old from Shanklin sustained a fractured skull during an assault on Crescent Road, Sandown.
The trio were transported to the Isle of Wight Magistrates Court in Newport late yesterday afternoon (Saturday) for a brief hearing. It is here that Magistrates granted a warrant for further detention.
Detectives investigating the incident will today be continuing to question the 3 suspects as they look into the full circumstances of the assault.
If anyone has any information about this incident, get in touch with Police by calling 101 and quoting Operation Romulus. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting the same reference.