GALLATIN, TN (WSMV) -
A Middle Tennessee pastor has been charged with child rape in Sumner County.


Gallatin police arrested the suspect, Randy Giulliani, on Friday.  He was charged with the rape of a child and aggravated sexual battery.


According to Capt. Kate Novitsky, Giulliani was arrested after the alleged victim came forward with the accusations.


Novitsky tells Channel 4 News that Giulliani used to work as a preacher at a church in Rutherford County.


He has not been affiliated with the congregation for at least two years.


Giulliani remained jailed Sunday on $200,000 bond.


He is due in court May 7.