Georgia State student accused of multiple rapes at gunpoint

GSU student charged with two sexual assaults

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- A Georgia State University student was arrested and charged with two separate rapes in DeKalb County.

Dominic Terrell Lawton, 30, is facing two counts of sexual assault and two counts of kidnapping in the incidents.

Police accuse him of raping one woman at Exchange Park in Dekalb County in May, and another woman at the same park in September.

They say in both cases he arranged to meet the victims, then raped them at gunpoint in his red pickup truck.

Initially Lawton was arrested on Oct. 16 and charged in one rape. After a lineup, DeKalb police charged him the other.

Georgia State University released a statement saying Lawton was placed on "interim suspension" pending the criminal investigation.

Lawson is being held in the DeKalb county jail.

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