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Nashville Man Charged With Statutory Rape In Sumner Co.

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Posted at 1:09 PM, Jun 30, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-09 00:18:15-04

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. – A Nashville man has been arrested on rape charges in Sumner County.

Officials with the Hendersonville Police Department said 21-year-old Nathaniel Byrd has been accused of raping a 15-year-old girl.

The alleged incident was reported Monday.

Byrd has been charged with 7 counts of statutory rape and 1 count of criminal exposure.

He was booked into the Sumner County Jail on a $10,000 bond. A court appearance has been scheduled for August 26.