The incident occurred around 6.20pm in Portsmouth Road. A woman in her 30s suffered injuries to her face and upper body.
He was arrested on suspicion of assault occasioning actual bodily harm, wounding or inflicting grievous bodily harm without intent, criminal damage, common assault of an emergency worker and common assault.
Enquiries are ongoing into the exact circumstances of the incident and we are keen to speak with anyone who may have witnessed it.
If you have any information that may assist us, please call 101, quoting the reference 44210213490.