Update on four arrested after Laois stabbing

Express Reporter

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Four men who were arrested after a stabbing in Portarlington last Friday have been released without charge. 

Gardaí are investigating the stabbing 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 were detained under the provisions of section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act at Tullamore and Portlaoise Garda Stations.

They were later released.

Gardaí say a file has been sent to the DPP in relation to two of them.

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