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Five Gardaí Injured In Violent Incidents In Laois

A number of arrests have been made. 

Five gardaí have been assaulted in Laois. 

Members of Portlaoise Garda station were punched, kicked and spat at during a number of incidents in the town yesterday. 

Four officers were treated in A&E for injuries and one was kept in hospital overnight. 

An individual was acting aggressively and violently towards members of the ambulance service. 

A number of arrests were made. 

Gardaí say substance and alcohol abuse were a key factor in each situation.

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