Police: 3 assaults Friday in St. John's and surrounding areas

A number of assaults in kept police busy Friday.

The first occurred around 9:30 a.m. A 23-year-old woman was arrested following a complaint of an assault in progress at downtown home in St. John's.

She was charged with assault and taken to court to appear before a judge.

Later that afternoon, at approximately 4:30, the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary responded to a report of another assault - this time in Mount Pearl. 

 A 38-year-old man was arrested and charged with assault, after a brief investigation.

He was released to appear in court at a later date. 

Finally, at 8:40 p.m., officers were called out to an incident in the Goulds area of St. John's.
A 28-year-old man was charged with assault and issued two summary offence tickets for operating a vehicle with an expired licence and registration.

He was also released to appear in court at a later date.