Maryville man facing child rape charges

Maryville man facing child rape charges

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Stephen Wayne Stringfield (Source: Blount County Sheriff's Department) Stephen Wayne Stringfield (Source: Blount County Sheriff's Department)

MARYVILLE (WATE) - A Maryville man was arrested on child rape charges Friday.

Maryville police arrested Stephen Wayne Stringfield Friday and charged him with two counts of rape of a child.

According to reports, officers took a report on June 8 of an alleged sexual assault on a five year-old girl twice either in June or July 2013.

Police interviewed the child, and then arrested Stringfield at a residence on Whales Avenue.

They say during questioning, Stringfield "confessed to it happening."

Stringfield is being held in the Blount County Detention Center on $100,000 bond pending a hearing on June 24.

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