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Johnson City man arrested on kidnapping, rape charges

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) - Johnson City Police say a man has been arrested on kidnapping and rape charges. 

Officers arrested Robert Oliver, 37, on Friday. 

Police accuse Oliver of sexually assaulting an adult female Wednesday on Wesley Street and preventing her from leaving the area. 

Investigators say the woman was treated at a hospital where she reported the assault. 

Police have charged Oliver with Aggravated Kidnapping and Rape. He is being held in the Washington County Detention Center in lieu of a $50,000 bond. An arraignment is set for 1:30 p.m. Monday in Washington County General Sessions Court. 


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