09/21/2016 04:42 EDT | Updated 09/21/2016 05:04 EDT

Captain Malcolm Grace Charged With Kidnapping, Sex Assault

WAINWRIGHT, Alta. — A Canadian Army officer in Alberta faces 22 criminal charges including sexual assault with a weapon.

Capt. Malcolm Grace, who is 45, is to appear in Wainwright provincial court on Thursday for a preliminary hearing.

The charges also include assault, unlawful confinement, overcoming resistance, pointing a firearm, uttering threats and other offences.

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Capt. Malcolm Grace is facing 22 criminal charges. (Photo: Master Cpl. Holly Cowan, Army News/Flickr)

The identity of the person who made the complaint against Grace is protected by a publication ban.

Grace is a staff officer at the Canadian Manoeuvre Training Centre near Wainwright.

A military spokesman says after Grace was charged he was reassigned to a base in Edmonton.

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