Dog walker's jaw fractured in attack
Published Thursday, 05 September 2013
A 43-year-old man has sustained fractures to his jaw and eye socket after he was attacked while walking his dog in Carrickfergus, Co Antrim.
Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward. (© Pacemaker)
The victim was walking behind the leisure centre at Prince William Way at 6.30pm last Monday when became involved in a row with another man walking two Japanese Akita dogs.
He was struck on the face and was knocked unconscious for a time.
As well as facial fractures, he suffered severe bruising and possible nerve damage.
The assailant is described as around 6' 3" tall of medium build with 'bulging' eyes.
It's believed he was wearing blue jeans and a dark blue hoody.
Detectives are keen to speak to witnesses and would particularly like to hear from two women who tended to the victim shortly after he was attacked.
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