Man Arrested for Violent Home Invasion and Sexual Assault

According to reports from Clarkston police, a suspect responsible for several crimes, including a violent home invasion where he viciously beat and sexually assaulted two women has been arrested in metro Atlanta on Sunday morning. 

Police say, Corey Griffin, 48, was found in Atlanta and arrested on outstanding charges in the metro Atlanta area.  

Police had identified Griffin as a suspect in a string of attacks on women in metro Atlanta.

It was revealed by Clarkston police on Thursday that the brutal attack on two women in a home on Market Street in May which also involved him sexually assaulting one of the victims.

Officers said Griffin offered to do yard work at a home on Market Street in Clarkston.

After they declined, Griffin left, but later came back and broke into the home while the women were away, the Clarkston Police Department said.

“He pushed me down on the bed and pulled out the spray paint and literally covered my face,” victim Stewart Wallace said.

When the victim’s roommate got back home, police say he used a blunt instrument to attack her and then sexually assaulted her.

“She was badly beaten and left with broken bones,” Clarkston Police Sergeant Jason Elliot said. “Her roommate ended up coming back a few minutes later and Griffin attacked her as well.”

Once police identified Griffin through DNA, they quickly learned that he already had a warrant out for his arrest for another rape case in DeKalb County, police said.

They say that occurred shortly before he struck in Clarkston.

Police also believed that Griffin may be connected to several other violent crimes in the area.

Griffin will be transported to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office. It is not yet known what charges he will face.

 

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