A MAN has been arrested after his partner was allegedly assaulted on Valentine's Day in Flookburgh.

Police said the 23-year old woman, from Durham, was punched in the face at a property on Willow Lane at around 10.40am.

The assault caused swelling and reddening.

Police arrested the woman's partner on suspicion of assault at the scene and are also appealing for witnesses after the rear window of a black Vauxhall Corsa was broken.

Anyone with information call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.