A 34-year-old man in Langham, Sask., has been charged with sexually assaulting a 15-year-old babysitter earlier this month.

RCMP said they received a complaint on Friday from the girl, who claimed she had been sexually assaulted the week before.

Langham, Sask.

The girl told police that she was babysitting at a neighbour's house when the father of the child allegedly approached her.

"She was offered alcohol and then she was sexually assaulted after she had been drinking," Cpl. Ray Lachance of the Warman RCMP told CBC News on Monday.

The man has been charged with sexual assault, sexual exploitation and forcible confinement.

Police could not say how well the man and the teen knew each other.

The man appeared in court on Monday morning. He remains in custody and will return to court on Tuesday for a bail hearing.

The town of Langham, with a population of more than 1,100, is located about 30 kilometres northwest of Saskatoon.