An RCMP officer was arrested in Happy Valley-Goose Bay Thursday night on charges relating to domestic violence.   

The incident occurred in the Labrador town while the 13-year member was off duty.

The officer was held overnight and has been scheduled to appear in provincial court Friday to face charges of assault and uttering threats. 

He has also been put on adminstration leave.

The identity of the RCMP officer has been withheld, at this time, to protect the identity of the victim.