Steen Tarpley, of Toms River, accused of sexual assault at Americana Motel

A man from Toms River is facing charges for allegedly assaulting a woman at the Americana Motel. Investigators say Steen Tarpley held the victim against

Investigators say Steen Tarpley held the victim against her will, sexually assaulted her and stabbed her several times with a screw driver.

Investigators say Steen Tarpley held the victim against her will, sexually assaulted her and stabbed her several times with a screw driver. (2/17/14)

TOMS RIVER - A man from Toms River is facing charges for allegedly assaulting a woman at the Americana Motel.

Investigators say Steen Tarpley held the victim against her will, sexually assaulted her and stabbed her several times with a screwdriver.

The incident was reported Saturday at the motel on Route 37.

The victim is recovering and in stable condition.

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