06/23/2015 06:04 EDT | Updated 06/23/2016 05:59 EDT

Mountie in northern Alberta facing criminal charge, suspended from duty

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - A Mountie in northern Alberta has been charged with uttering threats.

Const. Tyler Cull has been suspended from the force pending the outcome of his court case.

RCMP say threats were allegedly directed at another employee last week at the Wood Buffalo detachment.

They say Cull was on duty at the time.

He is to appear in Wood Buffalo provincial court on July 29.