Thomas Steen

City Coun. Thomas Steen has represented the Elmwood-East Kildonan ward since 2010. (CBC)

Criminal charges have officially been laid against city Coun. Thomas Steen.

‚ÄčThe former Winnipeg Jet was charged with uttering threats and stands accused of assaulting a woman at a Winnipeg restaurant on May 1.

Steen has been court-ordered to stay away from the woman and to abstain from alcohol.

His next court appearance is June 23.