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05/29/2014 01:21 EDT | Updated 07/29/2014 05:59 EDT

Winnipeg city Coun. Steen charged with assault

Criminal charges have officially been laid against city Coun. Thomas Steen.

​The former Winnipeg Jet was charged with uttering threats and stands accused of assaulting a woman at a Winnipeg restaurant on May 1.

Steen has been court-ordered to stay away from the woman and to abstain from alcohol.

His next court appearance is June 23.