Suspect wanted

The Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit in Prieska needs help tracing a rape suspect.

According to Capt. Sergio Kock, police spokes­person, the suspect is linked to an incident that occurred on 20 August at 14:00.

“The suspect accosted a 29-year-old woman with a knife and dragged her to the veld, where he allegedly raped her,” said Kock.

This apparently took place A female was allegedly at a hiking spot outside Prieska, on the R357.

Call Det. Const. Denzil Swarts on 079-697-8603 with information.