Roane Co. man accused of holding woman hostage, beating her with hose

10:43 PM, Dec 31, 2012   |    comments
Tobey Yates
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A Roane County man is accused of holding a woman hostage for two days.

Tobey Yates is in jail, facing kidnapping and assault charges. Deputies say he held the woman at a home in Roane County, tied her to a chair and beat her with a rubber hose.

That woman's mother first called police.

The woman received medical care for severe bruising and a possible drug overdose.

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