Man caught raping elderly woman at Zoo Lake

2015-01-16 21:08
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Johannesburg - A man was arrested on Friday after he was caught raping a woman, 65, at Zoo Lake in Parkview, Johannesburg, police said.

"The rape was witnessed by a lady who works for City Parks at Zoo Lake. She alleges she heard a lady screaming and... she went to investigate with her colleague," said police spokesperson Lloyd Ramovha.

Passers-by helped to apprehend the suspect, 23, at around 09:00 after the witnesses screamed for help.

Parkview police responded immediately and the suspect was detained at Parkview police station, he said.

He would appear in court soon.


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