ST. CLOUD - It was a short honeymoon for a newlywed St. Cloud couple.

St. Cloud police responded to a domestic assault call this (Monday) morning just before 2:00 a.m. in the 900 block of 9th Avenue Southeast.

Thirty-seven-year-old Sterling Danford of Alaska, was arrested for allegedly assaulting a 30 year old woman, to whom he had just married the night before.

Danford also punched his new mother in law as she was trying to stop the incident.

The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

Danford is facing charges of domestic assault, 5th degree assault, and 3rd degree assault.