A 21-year-old man was arrested and charged in Corner Brook early Saturday morning after a reported disturbance.
The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary responded around 2 a.m. to Water Street, where there was an altercation between the man and a woman.
Police said the two were known to each other.
The man was charged with assault, and was in breach of court orders at the time of the incident.
The woman was not injured.
The man was held in custody at the Corner Brook Detention Centre and was scheduled to appear in court on Saturday.