Gardaí are appealing for information following a serious assault in Portlaoise in which a young man suffered head injuries.
The 18-year-old Laois man was reported to have been in Beaumont Hospital at the time of going to press, after he suffered a head injury in the early hours of Saturday, December 10.
A garda spokesperson confirmed to the Leinster Express that the assault occurred following an altercation between a number of people on Jessop Street, sometime between midnight and 1am on Saturday morning.
The man fell to the ground with a head injury and was taken to Tullamore Hospital, before being transferred to Beaumont.
Anyone with information should call Portlaoise Garda Station on 05786 74100.