A HOUSEHOLDER who challenged three men acting suspiciously outside his home was punched in the face by one of them.

Police have released two CCTV images following the incident in Preston Road, Yeovil, on Thursday, May 13, between 9.40pm and 10pm.

An Avon and Somerset Police spokesperson said: "The victim, a man in his 40s, was punched to the face by an unknown male offender with dark hair after he challenged three men who were acting suspiciously outside his address.

"He was left with cuts and bruising.

"The men are described as white and aged in their early 20s.

"We’re releasing CCTV footage of individuals officers are keen to speak to in connection with this incident.

"If you can help identify them, or have any other information that could assist our inquiry, please call 101 quoting crime reference number 5221104932."