The police request the public’s assistance in locating a man suspected of raping a 17-year-old girl at Riemvasmaak on Saturday, 1 April, at about 20:00. According to the police report, the girl was walking from a tavern when the man allegedly accosted her and put a cloth over her mouth to prevent her from screaming. According to the statement of Lt.Col Dimakatso Mooi, the man further allegedly assaulted and choked the victim while raping her.The suspect is described as a black male, dark in complexion, with dreadlocks. He is tall and aged 25 to 30 years with a mark on his right cheek. Anyone with information that could assist the police in finding the suspect is asked to call the De Aar Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit (FCS) on 053-632-9626/7/8 or Crime Stop on 086-001-0111.