Police release identikit of rape suspect

Police release identikit of rape suspect
Police release identikit of rape suspect. Image source: SAPS

GQEBERHA – The Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences unit in Gqeberha are seeking the community’s assistance in tracing a suspect wanted in an alleged rape that took place during the morning of Tuesday 25 July 2023 in Summerstrand.

It is alleged that on abovementioned date at approximately 11:30 the complainant (20) was at the beach opposite the student accommodation in Marine Drive, Summerstrand. She was alone at the time and was approached by an unknown man armed with a panga, who robbed her of her cellphone and also raped her. The suspect fled on foot after he was distracted by a passer-by.

The victim opened a case of rape at SAPS Humewood.

An identikit of the suspect was compiled and he is approximately 1,7m tall and is between the ages of 25 and 30-years-old. The suspect as per attached identikit was wearing a black trouser and red jacket.

Anyone who can assist in tracing the suspect, is asked to contact D/Cst Babalwa Ramba on 071 475 1737 or Crime Stop on 0860010111 or the nearest police station. All information is confidential and callers may remain anonymous.

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