"(The DA's office) put her in running clothes, and she was walking the area, and she actually identified the suspect walking behind another female," Monroe police Chief R.V. Watts told WSB.
Good Samaritans helped stop one of the alleged assaults Sunday around 6 p.m. after hearing a woman screaming for help, police said.
“The victim was allegedly forced to the ground and physically assaulted,” police said in a news release. “The attacker was scared away by witnesses coming to the victim's aid after hearing her screams for help.”
Police did not disclose the nature of the victim’s injuries.
Branch is facing three counts of sexual battery, one count of criminal intent to commit rape, one count of aggravated sexual battery and one count of aggravated battery, WSB reported.
Police have arrested a suspect in a series of park attacks on three women in Monroe, Georgia.