Garda in Portlaoise are appealing for assistance from the public regarding their investigation into an aggravated burglary which occurred in Laois.
The incident took place on the evening of the March 16, Saturday, at St Brigid’s Place in Portlaoise.
The victim is an elderly man and he is currently in hospital receiving treatment for his injuries, which are not life threatening.
Gardai are appealing for anyone who may have information in relation to this crime to contact them.
They are also seeking to talk to anyone who was in the St Brigid’s Place area of Portlaoise between the hours of 9pm and 11pm who noticed anything suspicious or unusual.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Gardai in Portlaoise on (057) 867 4100.
Alternatively, they can contact Garda Confidential line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.