Marietta Police arrested Norris Leonard, 31, of Marietta in the rape of a female that occurred at the Ashford Retreat Apartments located at 2121 Windy Hill Road.
The incident occurred on Wednesday, Sept. 5, at approximately 12:30 p.m.
A female contract employee of the complex was cleaning a vacant apartment when she was attacked by an unknown black man who brandished a knife and robbed her of an unknown amount of cash.
The suspect then sexually assaulted the victim before shutting her into a closet.
Leonard was positively identified by forensic evidence gathered at the scene.
Leonard is a resident of the apartment complex and lives in an apartment near the crime scene.
He was charged with aggravated sexual battery, aggravated sodomy and armed robbery. He is being held at the Cobb County Jail with no bond.
Anyone with information regarding this incident or the suspect is asked to call Detective Ohmann at 770-794-5372 or the MPD tip line at 770-794-6990.