A radio personality from North Battleford, Harry Michael Dekker, has been charged with one count of sexual assault after a woman complained about unwanted sexual touching, RCMP say.

Dekker, 55, was charged following an investigation relating to allegations brought to police on Sept. 10.

According to RCMP, an adult woman said the alleged assault was by a man she knew and with whom she was travelling in a vehicle on Highway 16. Police said it happened in the early morning hours of Sept. 10.

The two were on their way to North Battleford and the alleged incident took place near the town of Borden, Sask.

Dekker is set to appear in court, in Saskatoon, on Jan. 9, 2013.

Dekker was noted as North Battleford's Citizen of the Year for 2011. He is a radio personality for the station CJNB.