Media Statement from Northern Cape Media Centre
South African Police Service
Kimberley police request the assistance of the community members to come forward with any information regarding the suspects in the attached identikits who are wanted in connection with cases of rape and attempted rape.
A 22-year-old woman alleges that she was raped by an unknown man late September last year. The suspect dragged the victim into the yard of Queenspark in Kimberley, where he robbed the victim of her money and raped her at a knife point. He was wearing a black jacket, with a light colour trouser, wrapped his neck, mouth and head with a blue and white scarf/ cloth. He is believed to be between the age of 25 and 30, 1.7 metre tall, slender build and black in complexion.
Another suspect is wanted in connection with attempted rape case. It is alleged that the victim was walking in Venus Street, in Beaconsfield near Kimberley on her way to work in the morning when she was grabbed by unknown man, threw her on the ground and dragged her in a nearby veld and attempted to rape her. The victim was rescued by the passer-by, and the suspect fled the scene. The suspect is believed to be in his mid-30’s, 1.7 metre tall and slender in build.
We request anyone with the information that could assist, to solve these cases to contact the investigating officer at Kimberley FCS Detecive Sergeant Antonie on 053 8384 200.
Media Enquiries: Captain Olebogeng Tawana - 082 49 49 981
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