A MAN who left his home to walk his dog suffered a broken jaw after he was confronted by a group of youths.

Police are appealing for information after a man in his 40s was seriously injured following an altercation on Landseer Rood.

The incident happened on June 3 just after 6pm.

It has been reported a group of people were outside the man’s home but when he left his house to walk his dog an altercation occurred between the man and one boy in group resulting in the man suffering a broken jaw.

The boy has been described as white, aged approximately 16 or 17-years-old, with a slim build and short fair hair and was wearing grey clothing.

Police have released an image of the boy they wish to identify.

Three other people have been described as part of the group at the time of the incident.

One boy has been described as aged 16-years-old, 6 feet tall, skinny build with a blond ponytail and wearing a dark blue tracksuit A man has been described as 6 feet tall also, with a stocky build and dark brown spikey hair and a full beard with scratches on his face. His age has been described as early 20s. It was also reported a White woman was with them, perhaps in her early 20s also, and who wore glasses with a black frame.

If you can help, please call 101 and quote 44210216556.