UPDATE: Grande Prairie RCMP have confirmed the young woman was a minor at the time and is still underage.
A Grande Prairie man has been charged for a sexual assault that reportedly happened roughly two years ago. A young woman came forward to the RCMP on March 11th to report an unwanted sexual encounter.
An investigation led to a sexual assault and a sexual interference charge against 22 year old Brett Merkley. He’s scheduled to appear in court on April 14th.