Police in St. John's have charged a man following a violent sexual assault.
The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary said the incident happened at a home in the city's west end around 2:30 a.m. Friday.
A woman was taken to hospital to be treated for her injuries, which are believed to be non-life threatening.
Officers arrested a man, 32, on a charge of aggravated sexual assault. He is scheduled to appear in court Friday afternoon.
The RNC said the man and woman are known to one another.