A man has been arrested in the bizarre sexual assault case at Mount Olivet Baptist Church in north Nashville in which a 56-year-old woman said she was raped and had her head bashed in.
Police say that a caller reported seeing a man walking naked through the church’s parking lot and that followed when the woman went inside around 3:30 a.m.
The suspect stole the woman’s jacket and purse and fled when he saw officers.
This happened at Mount Olivet Baptist Church in Nashville. We will provide live reports throughout the morning on FOX59 News.
Police say the investigation led them to 26-year-old Christopher Blagojevich, who was taken into custody at an apartment in the 1100 block of King Drive just after 9 a.m.
Police Chief Steve Anderson said at a press conference that Blagojevich had numerous prior arrests and had a prior sex offense case against him.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (615)794-4000.