Police tracing rape suspect

2015-05-27 06:00
IDENTIKIT of the rape suspect.

IDENTIKIT of the rape suspect.

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THE Bothaville police appeal for the public’s help in tracing the rape suspect depicted in this identikit.

The suspect is wanted regarding the rape of a 31-year-old woman on 21 November 2014.

Const. Rethabile Mofokeng, spokesperson of the Welkom police, says the victim was alone at the time of the attack. She was attacked on her way from a local tavern at about 00:45.

The suspect reportedly threatened the victim, after which he took her to his residence where he sexually assaulted her.

According to Mofokeng, the suspect released the victim in the morning.

The suspect is still on the run.

Anyone with information about the suspect can call the investigative officer, Const. Eunice Tolo, on 057-391-6187 during office hours or on 073-547-6308


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