Rape suspect wanted by police

|The identikit of the suspect sought in a Westonaria Borwa rape case. Photo submitted.

The Westonaria Family Violence, Child Abuse and Sexual Offences Unit (FCS) has compiled an identikit of a vicious rapist.

According to Captain Appel Ernst, Randfontein Police’s spokesperson, the suspect allegedly attacked a commuter waiting for a taxi in Westonaria Borwa in March this year.

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“He allegedly strangled and wrestled with her on the side of the road. He then raped her,” Ernst said.

Suspect description

• Complexion: Coffee-coloured

• Build: Medium

• Age: Between the ages of 31 and 35

• Height: 1,7 metres

• Language: Southern Sotho

• Temperament: Aggressive

• Weapons: Last seen carrying a knife

• Clothes last seen in: Light blue takkies, khaki trousers, long-sleeved buttoned khaki T-shirt and a khaki bucket cap with a green folded edge.

• Other identifying features: Two scars on his face, and an earring in one ear

Anyone who has seen or knows the suspect is requested to contact Constable Sunnyboy Mlambo on 011 753 4062.

Do you perhaps have more information pertaining to this story? Email us at randfonteinherald@caxton.co.za  (please remember to include your contact details in the email) or phone us on 011 693 3671.

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