Man, 20, facing weapons-related charges after alleged assault

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A 20-year-old man is facing weapons-related charges in connection to an assault on Wednesday.

According to a news release, the man allegedly assaulted a 22-year-old woman at a home on the 1800 block of 17th Avenue West. Police were dispatched to the residence just before 8:30 p.m., locating a sawed-off rifle inside.

The suspect and victim are known to each other.

The man is also charged with uttering threats and breach of a court order in relation to this incident.