Prince Albert police say a 20-year-old man has been charged in relation to an assault in the city on Wednesday evening.

Police say a 22-year-old woman was assaulted at a residence in the 1800 Block of 17th Avenue West around 8:30 p.m.

While searching the residence, officers found a sawed-off shotgun.

Aside from assault, Christian Martin faces charges of uttering threats and breach of a court order.