A 50-year-old man was arrested after it was found he was allegedly sexually exploiting a minor. Philippi police spokesperson Captain Lance Goliath says the man was arrested on Thursday 4 August. “Philippi Crime Prevention Unit spotted a vehicle on a gravel road in the Philippi rural area. When approaching the driver of the vehicle, he tried to speed off but was stopped in his tracks. A minor girl from Cross Roads was found with him in the vehicle and when questioned she told a police official what the man had done to her,” Goliath says. The suspect, from Gugulethu, is employed to transport school children to primary schools, Goliath says. Police arrested the suspect on a charge of rape.He appeared in the Athlone Magistrate’s Court on Monday 8 August.Anyone with information on crime can call the police on 021 690 1500 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111. All information will be treated as highly confidential.