WAINWRIGHT, Alta. -- A soldier in Alberta is facing a charge of sexual assault.

The military says in a release that the member at its Wainwright base was charged this week.

A complaint from last August alleges the man sexually assaulted a civilian resident of the community.

The Force says the case is proceeding through the civilian justice system.

Cpl. Tyler Colin Gruchy is to appear in Wainwright provincial court March 21.