An investigation continues into a domestic assault that occurred in a Sheshatshiu residence early Wednesday morning.

RCMP said a woman, 28, had an argument with her boyfriend, 25, who then began to assault her.

Police said the victim was held against her will for a short period of time. She managed to escape to a neighbour's house where police were notified.

RCMP said they continue to search for the suspect, who is known to them.

The woman's injuries are reported to be non-life threatening.