Cops hunt for man who allegedly injected, sexually assaulted Cape Town woman

2017-01-16 11:47
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Cape Town - The search is on for a man who allegedly injected a 22-year-old woman with an unknown substance and then sexually assaulted her in Philippi last year, local police said on Monday.

Western Cape police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Andrè Traut said the suspect and two accomplices attacked the victim while she was walking in Philippi at around 20:05 on October 24 last year.

The suspects forced the woman into a vehicle and injected her with an unknown substance, and then allegedly sexually assaulted her before dropping her off in Hanover Park.

An identikit was compiled and the victim was able to describe the suspect as a slender, 1.85 metre-tall man.

She also said the man was fair in completion and between 45 and 50 years old.

He was driving a silver vehicle at the time of the incident.

Police have asked members of the community who might have information or can assist with the suspect’s whereabouts to contact the police on 021 376 9852 or 079 576 1221.

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