Three youngsters sought for attempted rape, robbery

The police in Kimberley need the community’s assistance with information regarding three male suspects aged 16 to 18 years.

They are wanted for allegedly attempting to rape a 46-year-old woman.

The incident took place on Monday, 18 June, at about 10:20 when the victim was walking to work on the Phakamile Mabija Road.

It is alleged that she was approached by three unknown male suspects who grabbed her.

“One suspect tried to grab her handbag, another suspect tried to undress the victim, and the other suspect was threatening her and assaulting her sexually,” said police spokesperson Olebogeng Tawana.

The suspects allegedly fled the scene when she screamed for help.

Anyone with information can call Det. WO Antonie Brandt on 076-363-8510 or 053-838-4200.