A Tennessee man has been arrested in reference to the kidnapping and rape of a lady who mistakenly received into his pickup truck in downtown Nashville, believing he was a ride-share driver, authorities stated Monday.

Randall C. Johnson, 49, was recognized as the person who picked up the lady and her male pal after they left a downtown bar round 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 lady to a distant space and sexually assaulting her.
(Metro Nashville Police Department )

When the male pal received out of the truck and tried to assist the sufferer from the automobile, police stated that Johnson sped away with the lady 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 stated on the time. 

After months of investigating, a citizen’s tip helped authorities establish Johnson because the suspect, police advised FOX17 Nashville.

Johnson faces a number of prices, together with aggravated kidnapping, aggravated rape and aggravated assault with a lethal weapon.