The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary responded to a call from the east end of St. John’s around 9 p.m., where a woman alleged she had been held against her will by a man she knew.
As a result of the investigation, a 26-year-old man was arrested and taken into custody for a court appearance today.
The charges against him are forcible confinement, possession of a weapon dangerous to the public, use of a firearm in the commission of an offence, assault with a weapon and breach of court orders.
RNC officers recovered a handgun at the scene.
The RNC said the female victim received minor injuries during the altercation.
RNC Forensic Identification Services members assisted in the investigation.