TINTON FALLS – A Keyport man has been indicted on four counts after threatening a woman during an attempted theft, officials said.
Kareem Lee, 31, was charged with first-degree Armed Robbery, first-degree Aggravated Sexual Assault, and two related second-degree weapons offenses.
Around 2:30 p.m. on July 21, Tinton Falls Police Department officers responded to a call at a motel on Route 33 for a report of a sexual assault. According to police, the victim said she had been sexually assaulted at gunpoint by a man who had entered the room.
Through investigation, authorities identified Lee as the suspect.
The investigation remains active and ongoing at this time. If anyone has additional information regarding this incident, they are urged to contact Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Dawn Correia at 800-533-7443 or Tinton Falls Police Department Officer Christopher Mills at 732-542-4422.
Charges are merely accusations until proven in a court of law.