Last evening officers from Patrol Services and Investigation Services commenced an investigation after receiving a complaint of a sexual assault.
It is alleged that a 58-year old male sexually assaulted his common law spouse in addition to restraining her to prevent her from leaving the house. The victim was able to leave the residence after the assault and police were called.
The accused has been charged with one count of sexual assault and one count of forcible confinement. He will appear in bail court. His name is not being released to protect the identity of the victim.