Two Gardaí assaulted, one hospitalised during assault in Portlaoise

Date Published : March 25th, 2016    Published By : admin

A man is due to appear in court following an incident in Portlaoise, Co. Laois  yesterday in which two gardai were assaulted, one of whom was treated in hospital.

640 Portlaoise Garda Station
Photo: (Portlaose Garda Station)

The incident happened at around 4pm when gardai arrested a 38 year old man following a public order offence. The man was taken to Portaoise Garda station where he assaulted a male and female Garda.

The female Garda was punched in the shoulder and face while the male garda was taken treated in hospital for facial injuries he received after being bitten.

The man was later released on bail and is due t appear n court at a later date charged in connection to the assaults and a file is being prepared for the DPP.

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