Teen Charged Over Portlaoise Attack

Written 1 week ago by Ben Finnegan


A teenager has been charged in relation to an attack last month in Portlaoise.

A man was hospitalised with a broken jaw, while a number of teeth were knock out when he was attacked, while walking with his husband on Hillside Drive, near Knockmay on June 10.

A 19-year old man has been arrested and charged with two counts of assault, and has been remanded in custody after appearing in court in Tullamore.

A second person, a juvenile was also arrested but has since been released.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact Portlaoise Garda Station.