Registered Chattanooga sex offender charged with rape for fifth time

Willie James Bradley

On Friday a registered sex offender with a lengthy criminal history in Chattanooga was charged with aggravated rape for the fifth time.

Willie James Bradley, 55, also was charge with especially aggravated kidnapping and aggravated assault. Those charges, too, are more than familiar to Bradley, according to court records.

photo Willie James Bradley

The alleged victim told police she was walking home Aug. 3 when a man grabbed her by the arms and pushed something into her back that she assumed was a weapon.

According to the police affidavit, the man said he "would stab her like the last white girl that said no," and then forced her into a vacant house in the 1100 block of Gillespie Road.

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