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Victim Of Laois Assault In Serious But Stable Condition

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

A man assaulted in Laois is in a serious but stable condition.

He was assaulted on Main Street, Portlaoise in the early hours of yesterday morning. 

The man in his 40s was seriously injured during the incident and he was taken to Midland Regional Hospital in Portlaoise but later transferred to St. James’ Hospital, Dublin. 

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

They are particularly appealing to anyone that were near the junction of Main Street and Church Street in Portlaoise, between 3am and 3.30am on Saturday morning, to make contact with them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Portlaoise Garda Station on 057 8674100, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

Gardaí are asking the public not to share video footage of the incident and the aftermath that is currently circulating online. 

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