Two to three men were spotted in the area at the time of the incident.
Gardaí are investigating an incident of criminal damage in the midlands.
The front door window and living room window of a home in Laois were smashed last night at around 9.30pm.
A hammer was found at the scene in Birch Grove in Portlaoise.
A silver car and two to three males were spotted in the area at the time of the incident.
Anyone who has any information is asked to contact Portlaoise Garda Station.