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Garda investigation launched after man stabbed in morning attack

Church Street, Portlaoise (Image via Google Maps)
Church Street, Portlaoise (Image via Google Maps)

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.