03/04/2014 04:23 EST | Updated 05/04/2014 05:59 EDT

Woman Assaulted While Viewing Item Advertised Online

RED DEER, Alta. - Police in central Alberta have laid charges after a woman was assaulted when she went to look at an item advertised online.

Mounties in Red Deer say they received a 911 call on Feb. 19 from a woman who said she had gone to a residence to view an item for sale.

She said she was pushed and threatened by a man, but managed to get away when she kicked him.

Cory Michael Schafer, who is 40, is charged with assault, uttering threats and failing to comply with a probation order.

The Red Deer man is to make his first court appearance on April 15.

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