Belmont-area rape suspect to appear in court Wednesday

Jason Williams (Photo: WKRN)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The man accused of brutally raping, kidnapping and robbing a woman in the Belmont area is set to appear in court Wedneday.

Jason Williams, 31, was arrested in March after he allegedly broke into a woman’s Portland Avenue apartment near Belmont University.

Williams is accused of repeatedly raping the victim before kidnapping and forcing her to drive to an ATM where he demanded she withdraw cash.

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Metro police found Williams after a one-day search and charged with him more than a dozen counts of aggravated rape, kidnapping and unlawful photography.

Williams has an extensive criminal history in Nashville, Murfreesboro and Memphis where he has a slew of other charges — including drug, theft and harassment charges.

Williams will appear in court for arraignment at 9 a.m.