The police have launched an appeal for witnesses after a taxi driver was assaulted in the early hours of Saturday.
The incident is being investigated by officers in CID.
This incident took place on Douglas Prom in the vicinity of the Gaiety Theatre at around 3.45am on Saturday December 18.
The police said: ‘It is believed members of the public intervened during the incident and Police are wanting to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident and could assist Officers with ongoing enquiries.
‘Anyone with any information in relation to this matter is urged to contact DC 335 Lewis Cassidy quoting reference 97/61597/21 at Police Headquarters on 631212 or via Lewis.firstname.lastname@example.org Alternatively, people can give their information anonymously via crime stoppers on 0800 555 111.’