Garda investigation launched after man stabbed in morning attack
A man was rushed to hospital this morning after being stabbed on a street in Co Laois.
Gardai are investigating an assault that occurred on Church Street, Portlaoise this morning at around 11am.
A man, aged in his late 20s, received apparent stab wounds during the attack.
The victim was rushed to Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise with non-life-threatening injuries.
Gardai arrested a man in his late 20s a short time later.
The man, who was cuffed close to the scene of the crime, is currently detained at Portlaoise garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.