Clarksville Man Charged with Kidnapping/Rape

Clarksville, TN – A Clarksville, TN man was arrested yesterday on charges he kidnapped and raped a 9-year-old boy. 53-year-old Michael Clarence Roberson allegedly pulled the child into his apartment, threatened him with a knife, and forcibly sodomized him. The boy told police he was bringing a cell phone to Roberson after someone had called asking for him. The Clarksville Leaf Chronicle reports Roberson's bond has been set at over $600,000. This is the third sexual assault arrest this week in Clarksville; two of which involved soldiers at nearby Fort Campbell.