Several assaults took place in St. John's overnight.
A screwdriver was used in an overnight assault in St. John's. Around 10:30 p.m. Saturday night police arrested a 33 year old female in the east end. The woman was arrested for assault and assault with a weapon., that weapon being a screwdriver. She was also charged with uttering threats to cause bodily harm. There was no description from police on any injuries. The female was detained at the lock-up.
A 23 year old male was also arrested in the east end for assault. He was also held for morning court.
A 33 year old male was arrested on an outstanding warrant on George Street Friday night. While at the lock-up the male assaulted a correctional officer. He was subsequently charged with assaulting a peace officer and will appear in court on Saturday.