The South African Police Service in Lulekani outside Phalaborwa have launched a massive manhunt for the suspect who broke into the house of an elderly woman and raped her.
It is alleged that the elderly woman of around 90 years old was raped while sleeping in her house, on 2018-09-30. The suspect intruded into the house, threatened her and subsequently raped her before he fled the scene.
The victim informed her daughter and the police were summoned, reacted immediately and the manhunt operation ensued.
The suspect is still unknown at this stage.
The police are here by making a call to all members of the community to take care of elderly especially women, as they are being targeted in such incidents.
The elderly people must at all times be looked after to avoid and prevent perpetrators taking advantage of their vulnerability.
Anyone with information that can lead to the arrest of the suspect involved in this matter, may contact Captain Moses Monyela at 071 355 0568 or the crime stop number 08600 10111 or the crime line SMS 32211 or the nearest Police Station.
The Police investigations are still continuing.
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Publish date : 2018-10-08 14:06:53