An RCMP officer faces a charge of assault after an incident during prisoner transport last April.
Peace River RCMP say it happened while a prisoner was being transported from Manning, Alberta to Peace River.
RCMP Corporal Mark Potts was suspended from duty October 2016 and is scheduled to appear in court on November 28.
Potts faces one charge of assault causing bodily harm and will remain off duty until the charges are resolved. (djs)