27 year old raped and robbed on her way from work

CRIME

By Agreement Mabunda

POLOKWANE : The Police launched a manhunt for a rape suspect, who is unknown to the victim. The suspect raped a 27-year-old woman and robbed her of a cell phone on Friday, 08 December 2023, at around 15:30 in the bushes next to the railway, in Mookgopong policing area.

The complainant alleges that she was on her way home, coming from work, when she met an unknown man to her, who threatened her with a knife and robbed her of a cell phone. He further dragged the victim into the bushes, where he raped her and then fled the scene on foot.

The victim reported the incident to her family, and a rape case and robbery with weapons were opened at Mookgopong police station. The cases were transferred to Modimolle Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offenses Unit for further investigations.

Anyone with information that can assist the Police in arresting the perpetrator should contact Detective Warrant Officer Ciska Kruger on 0823199465 or crime stop number 0860010111 or the nearest Police Station or MySAPSApp.

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