A man who is alleged to have followed an employee into the women's washroom at a Calgary Dairy Queen and touched her inappropriately has been charged with forcible confinement and sexual assault. 

Around 5:15 p.m. on Monday, a 16-year-old female employee was approached by a man while she was cleaning the men's washroom at the Dairy Queen at 1906 Centre Street N., police said.

In a release, police said the man told the teen he needed to use the bathroom, so she she left and began cleaning the women's washroom.

It's alleged the man then followed the employee into the women's washroom, pushed her into a corner and touched her inappropriately while holding his hand over her mouth.

The man then fled the restaurant after the victim managed to loosen the attacker's grip and call her co-workers for help.

Colin Phillip Bull Shields, 23, of no fixed address was arrested on Wednesday. He has been charged with forcible confinement and sexual assault. 

He is set to appear in court on Jan. 19.

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