A woman has been hospitalised with stab wounds after an assault in the Rosemount area of Londonderry.
Detectives are investigating the assault on the woman who is in her thirties, which occurred in the Creggan Road area.
Shortly before 5am it was reported that the woman was assaulted in the area. She was taken to hospital for treatment for a number of stab wounds to her abdomen and bruising to her face. Her injuries are not believed to be life threatening.
A 36 year old man arrested in connection with an assault has been bailed pending further enquiries.
Detective Inspector Conor McStravick is appealing for anyone who may have witnessed this incident or may have any information which they believe may assist with the investigation to contact Detectives at Strand Road Police Station on the non-emergency number 101 or alternatively contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.