A MAN’S jaw was split in two after a gang punched him in the head.

At around 11.30pm on September 22 the victim was walking outside a parade of shops next to The Silver Birch pub in Liscombe.

The 40 year-old was approached and then attacked by a group of men.

He was savagely punched in the head, causing his jaw to split into two pieces.

An ambulance rushed him to hospital where a metal plate was inserted to hold his jaw together. He has since been discharged. 

Investigating officer Detective Constable Michele Green, of Maidenhead Force CID, said: "I am keen to speak to the men in these CCTV images, as they could have information which is vital to our investigation into this incident.

"If anyone recognises these men, of has any information relating to this offence, I would ask them to call the Thames Valley Police non-emergency number on 101 quoting reference number 43170282175."

If you have any information relating to this case, call 101 quoting reference '43170282175', or contact Crimestoppers anonymously.