Hendersonville man accused of raping child


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Published: Oct. 19, 2022 at 5:59 PM CDT
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HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - A Hendersonville man accused of raping a child was arrested Monday.

Christopher H. Alessio, 43, was charged with rape of a child, rape, aggravated sexual battery, and sexual battery by an authority figure.

On Oct. 17, the Hendersonville Police Department received a report of sexual assault from a female juvenile. Detectives investigated the incident and evidence showed that sexual assault incidents did occur, according to police.

Alessio’s next court date was set for Dec. 14 at 9 a.m. He’s being held on a $300,000 bond.

Police urge anyone with information about this incident or others like it to call the Hendersonville Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division at (615) 264-5303 or the Hendersonville Crime Stoppers at 615-594-4113.

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