A Tennessee man has been arrested in connection with the kidnapping and rape of a woman who mistakenly acquired into his pickup truck in downtown Nashville, believing he was a ride-share driver, authorities talked about Monday.

Randall C. Johnson, 49, was acknowledged on account of the man who picked up the woman and her male pal after they left a downtown bar spherical 2:45 a.m. on May 24, the Metro Nashville Police Department said.


After the pair mistakenly jumped into Johnson’s black Chevy pickup truck, he drove them to a short-term rental on ninth Avenue North, police said in a news release on the time of the incident. 

Johnson is accused of driving the woman to a remote area and sexually assaulting her.

Johnson is accused of driving the woman to a distant home and sexually assaulting her.
(Metro Nashville Police Department )

When the male pal acquired out of the truck and tried to assist the sufferer from the automotive, police talked about that Johnson sped away with the woman nonetheless inside.

“The victim reported that the suspect drove her to a field some thirty minutes away and sexually assaulted her before driving back to Nashville where he dropped her off,” police talked about on the time. 

After months of investigating, a citizen’s tip helped authorities resolve Johnson on account of the suspect, police educated FOX17 Nashville.

Johnson faces numerous prices, collectively with aggravated kidnapping, aggravated rape and aggravated assault with a lethal weapon.