Ohio man arrested for 2003 rape in Hendersonville

Courtesy: Hendersonville Police Department
Courtesy: Hendersonville Police Department

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – An Ohio man has been arrested for an alleged rape in Hendersonville in 2003, police said.

Swinburne Augustine was recently indicted by a grand jury for rape, incest and sexual battery by an authority figure.

The 53-year-old was taken into custody without incident and was booked into the Sumner County jail on Tuesday.

His bond was set at $100,000 and he is scheduled to appear in court Friday.

Anyone with information about this crime or any others is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 615-573-5400. Tips can also be submitted by text to 274637 by using the keyword TIPHPD.