Humansdorp police appeal for public assistance in locating missing person

FEBRUARY 16, 2016

Police in Humansdorp are looking for a 33-year-old man, Jonathan Laken, who was reported missing on Wednesday, the 27th of January 2016.  Laken, commonly known by the nickname of  “Banana”, was last seen getting in a red Volkswagen Polo.

According to police spokesperson, Sergeant Majola Nkohli, Laken, of 690  Goeda Street, Arcadia in Humansdorp, was reported missing by his girlfriend, after he never returned home from visiting friends in St Francis Bay.

"It is alleged that Laken accompanied his friends to Sea Vista in St Francis Bay on Friday, the 22nd of January 2016, in the early hours of the morning.

"Laken then allegedly got into a red VW Polo in St Francis Bay with two male persons inside and has not been seen since."

The missing person enquiry was opened and any person, who may assist the police with information is urged to contact Warrant Officer Llewellyn Hoffman at 042 200 1500 from Humansdorp Detectives.

"The circumstances into the alleged disappearance of Laken is under investigation but the South African Police Service is in need of the assistance of the community  to come forward with any information that may lead to his whereabouts," Sgt Nkohli said.

Photo Caption: Jonathan “Banana” Laken is missing since 27 january 2016.