A man has been arrested following an assault which took place in Waterford this morning.
The incident happened at a house on Gracedieu Road in the city at 5.20am.
A woman in her early 20s was brought to University Hospital Waterford suffering from facial injuries, believed to be sustained as a result of a knife attack.
A 28 year old man is being detained at Waterford Garda Station under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.
A forensic examination is being carried out and gardaí are searching for a weapon.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Waterford Garda Station.