A local man in his 30s suffered serious injuries following a vicious assault while sitting in his own car in Portlaoise at the weekend.
The incident – which happened just after 9pm on Friday last, June 16 – occurred on Jessop Street in the town. Two males approached the man and attacked him, leaving with a broken collarbone and a suspected broken jaw.
The man was taken to hospital, but has since been discharged.
It is not known what the background to the assault wasand Gardai are appealing for anyone with information to contact Portlaoise Garda Station on 057 8674100.
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