NASHVILLE – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a Franklin man accused of having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a minor.

At the request of 21st District Attorney General Kim Helper, TBI Agents began investigating allegations involving Robert Mitchell Dukes (DOB 8-18-52). During the course of the investigation, Agents developed information that, on at least two occasions between December 2016 and July 2017, Dukes had inappropriate sexual contact with a female, who was a minor at the time. The investigation also revealed Dukes provided alcohol to the minor on at least one occasion.

On Monday, the Williamson County Grand Jury returned indictments, charging Dukes with one count of Sexual Battery, one count of Sexual Battery by an Authority Figure, two counts of Rape, one count of Aggravated Statutory Rape, and one count of Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor. Today, authorities booked him into the Williamson County Jail on $20,000 bond.