22-year-old man arrested for grabbing two Gwinnett County women

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Gwinnett County Police have arrested 22-year-old Xiemohn Cornish, of Lawrenceville. Cornish has been charged with two counts of Sexual Battery and one count Giving False Name, Address, or Birthdate to Law Enforcement Officer.

On Monday, April 25, officers responded to an assault call where a 59-year-old Duluth woman said a man followed her onto her patio and grabbed her buttocks. Witnesses described the man as a black man about 6’0 feet, and weighing about 180 lbs., wearing an orange hoodie and jeans.


On Tuesday, April 26, officers responded to an assault call where a 47-year-old Lawrenceville woman said a black male grabbed her buttocks and breast. The victim was able to fight the male off. The man was described as wearing an orange hoodie and jeans.

On Thursday, April 28, a uniform patrol unit patrolling the area of Sweetwater Road observed Cornish, who police say fit the description of the man.

According to police, Cornish initially provided a false name and date of birth to the officers. During the investigation, detectives named Cornish the suspect in the two incidents on April 25 and April 26.

“If you have been a victim or know of anyone who may have been a victim of such assaults, please contact our GCPD detectives. In addition, we urge the public to be mindful and aware of their surroundings,” said Hideshi Valle, Gwinnett County police spokesperson.

If anyone has any information to share in this case, please contact GCPD detectives at 770-513-5300.  To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or visit www.stopcrimeATL.com.  Crime Stoppers tipsters can receive a cash reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. 

Case Number:  GP-2200345324 and GP-220034643

Reminder: Crime articles contain only charges and information from police reports and law enforcement statements. Suspects and defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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