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Laois

Man arrested over assault of Irish Rail worker who was locked in boot for 9 hours

The security worker was approached by a number of men as he arrived for work.

A 35-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested over an assault and false imprisonment in Laois earlier this month.

A security member at an Irish Rail compound was assaulted and locked in a car boot at 5am on Thursday 7 December in Kilbricken, Mountrath, Co Laois.

The man was approached by a number of men as he arrived for work. He was locked in the boot of his car for nine hours after being assaulted.

The 35-year-old man is currently being held at Portlaoise Garda Station.

This is the third arrest in relation to this ongoing investigation.

Read: Gardaí investigate assault of Irish Rail worker who was locked in car boot for 9 hours>

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