A 42-year-old man was arrested following an assault on a street in east end St. John's Saturday night, that sent one woman to hospital. 

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary said the man was arrested for assault with a weapon, aggravated assault, uttering threats to cause bodily harm and resisting arrest.

Police said the victim was reported to have serious injuries.

The accused was taken to the lockup and held overnight for a court appearance Sunday morning.

The investigation continues.