RCMP Manitoba says they are looking into an incident where a man allegedly sexually assaulted a co-worker while on duty.

Headingly RCMP received a report on August 13 that an employee at the Headingley Correctional Centre had been sexually assaulted the month before by a co-worker.

The 40-year-old suspect who is no longer an employee of the facility was arrested on Wednesday. 

He is set to appear in court in April.