Alberta-based army officer faces 22 charges including sexual assault
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WAINWRIGHT, Alta. — A Canadian Army officer in Alberta faces 22 criminal charges including sexual assault with a weapon.
Capt. Malcolm Grace, who is 45, is to appear in Wainwright provincial court on Thursday for a preliminary hearing.
The charges also include assault, unlawful confinement, overcoming resistance, pointing a firearm, uttering threats and other offences.
The identity of the person who made the complaint against Grace is protected by a publication ban.
Grace, a member of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, is a staff officer at the Canadian Manoeuvre Training Centre near Wainwright.
A military spokesman says after Grace was charged he was reassigned to a base in Edmonton.