Man arrested after threatening a woman with a knife in Downtown Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN)– Police say this happened on November 15th at 3rd Avenue South & Demonbreun Street.

The victim says she was approached by a man she had never seen before. He grabbed her arm and said something sexual in nature.

The victim says that she tried to pull away and called the suspect a rapist.

The suspect then threatened to ‘torture, rape and kill’ her. He then pulled out a knife.

The victim started to scream, and a witness called police.

Police caught the suspect on Broadway and identified him as Tye Owens.

Owens is facing a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

He is being held on a $35,000 bond.

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