On August 7, 2016 at approximately 7:00 PM, the St. Thomas Police were called to investigate a complaint of a domestic related occurrence at a north end apartment. As a result of the investigation, a 41 year old St. Thomas man has been charged with assault. The male and female became involved in an argument and the male eventually pushed his common-law partner down a set of stairs. The female suffered minor injuries as a result of the assault. The male was held in custody and was to appear in court on August 8th.