Police search for ‘kidnapper’

An Identikit sketch of the suspect wanted in an attempted kidnapping in Gold Street, Rocklands.
An Identikit sketch of the suspect wanted in an attempted kidnapping in Gold Street, Rocklands.

Police are calling for assistance from the public in tracking down a man wanted in connection with an attempted kidnapping outside a primary school in Rocklands.

Police say they received a complaint on Wednesday 5 September.

“At 14:30 the complainant, a 10-year-old boy reported that the school was out and he was coming out past the school gate when he a saw a white motor vehicle standing in front of the school. An unknown man called him [telling him to] get into the car. The boy became afraid and ran back into the school premises. The registration of the vehicle was false. Police are investigating a case of attempted kidnapping,” says police spokesperson, Captain Ian Williams.

The suspect, who is unknown, is described as being a black man with a dark complexion. He has a scar on his right cheek.

The suspect is of slender build and estimated to be around 30 years old.

V Anyone with information is asked to contact the investigating officer, Detective Warrant Officer Paul Wolmarans of the Mitchell’s Plain Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit (FCS) on 081 283 0007.

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