A woman has been assaulted, choked and detained over a 12 hour period allegedly at the hands of her partner at Kurri Kurri.
Police were called to a unit at around 8pm Friday night following reports of a domestic incident.
They arrested a 36 year old man, who's been charged with ten offences including contravene AVO, intentionally choke person with recklessness and indecent assault.
He'll face Maitland Local Court on Saturday.
The 39 year old woman suffered a number of injuries and bruises to her body, head and neck during the ordeal and required medial treatment.