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15 Aug 2022

UPDATE: Four arrested and man hospitalised after Laois stabbing

Four men have been arrested after a stabbing incident in Portarlington on Friday morning.

Gardaí are investigating the stabling incident that occurred at approximately 8am at an apartment on French Church Street.

A male in his 30s who is living in the area received a number of stab wounds and was taken to Tullamore Hospital with injuries described as non-life threatening.

Four males ranging in ages from their 20s to their 40s were arrested and are currently detained under the provisions of section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act at Tullamore and Portlaoise Garda Stations.

The scene is preserved for examination, gardai are appealing for witnesses.

BREAKING: Reports of stabbing in Laois town.

This picture from Google maps shows the general area of French Church Street in Portarlington where the incident took place.

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