PEMBROKE, Ont. - Provincial police have arrested a Catholic priest in Pembroke, Ont., in connection with a decades-old alleged sexual assault incident.

Police say they received a complaint about an incident that allegedly occurred in 1985 in Pembroke.

Father Howard Chabot has been charged with one count of sexual assault and one count of gross indecency.

The 72-year-old priest, who provincial police believe is now retired, is to appear in court on Sept. 3.