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Sexual Battery Arrest

Canton, Cherokee County, Ga. April 25, 2011. Investigators with the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office arrested an Acworth man last Friday suspected of groping a woman in March of this year. Gregory Payne, 49 years old of Acworth, is accused of picking up a female in his vehicle and then later groping her before dropping her back off in her neighborhood. The victim claimed Payne approached her in his vehicle and inquired about cleaning his house.

The victim was not injured. Payne was charged with Misdemeanor Sexual Battery and bonded out of jail Friday evening.