Officers were dispatched to the 1200 block of Burton in Orange Wednesday morning in reference to a family assault/violence call. Upon arrival, police spoke with the victim, a white male, who said he had been assaulted by his common law wife.

The victim was found to have obvious bruising and swelling to his nose and lips. He also had a scratch on his face under his left eye.

Upon speaking with the suspect, she stated that she had assaulted the victim during an altercation. The suspects hands were observed to be red and swollen by police.

Both the victim and the suspect admitted this was not the first time this time of incident had occurred. The suspect had no prior convictions for this type offense, but was transported to Orange County Jail where she was booked.