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Monday 24 July 2017

Man in twenties rushed to hospital after daytime 'stab attack'

Investigations are ongoing
Investigations are ongoing
Denise Calnan

Denise Calnan

A man was rushed to hospital after an assault in Portlaoise, Co Laois this morning.

Gardaí are now investigating the assault incident which occurred on Church Street, Portlaoise at approximately 11am.

A man aged in his late twenties received apparent stab wounds.

He was brought to Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise with non life-threatening injuries.

Gardaí arrested a man aged in his late twenties a short time and distance away.

He is currently detained at Portlaoise Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

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