TIMELINE

Coun. Russ Wyatt: From first report of alleged sexual assault to recent arrest

Longtime Winnipeg city councillor Russ Wyatt (Transcona) was arrested Tuesday and charged in connection with what police called a "serious sexual assault."

Transcona councillor accused of assaulting woman known to him at a home in Winnipeg

Coun. Russ Wyatt has been charged with sexual assault. (Jeff Stapleton/CBC)

Longtime Winnipeg city councillor Russ Wyatt (Transcona) was arrested Tuesday and charged in connection with what police called a "serious sexual assault."

The alleged incident was first reported Jan. 14 of this year. 

In the following months the councillor of 16 years made headlines several times, including for a months-long absence from city hall after entering addictions treatment in January.

Wyatt says he is innocent and plans to defend himself in court.

Review the timeline of events following when the alleged incident was first reported to police to this week when charges were laid:

With files from Bryce Hoye, Bartley Kives, and Ian Froese

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