Knoxville man arrested, chraged with child rape, alleged victim is a relative

Jayson Bailey, 31 (Photo Courtesy: Knox County Sheriff's Office)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A Knoxville man has been arrested on child rape charges.

He's accused of raping a family member.

The Knox County Sheriff's Office says Jayson Bailey, 31, is charged with rape of a child, statutory rape by an authority figure, and aggravated sexual battery, he's being held on a $500,000 bond.

Bailey has been under investigation since March, but the crimes he's accused of committing took place over a two year period, according to the KCSO.