Assistance sought in rape case

Police believe this man can assist in solving the case.

BRIGHTON Beach Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit is appealing to the community with regards to a case of rape they are investigating.

According to Col Thembeka Mbhele from provincial SAPS, it is alleged that on 17 April between 7.30am and 9pm, an unknown man attacked an 18-year-old woman, strangling her and then dragging her into the bushes where he raped her in a secluded area near Esther Roberts Road.

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“He is approximately 25-years-old, short in height and he is light in complexion. The police believe that the man they have an identikit of can be of assistance in solving the case,” she said.

Anyone with the information of his whereabouts is urged to contact Det W/O Marshall Paton on 083 560 0586 or 031 203 7336 or the Crime Stop number on 08600 10111.

 

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Lauren Walford
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