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Seen him? He is wanted by Humansdorp police after escaping custody

Nov 20, 2019
Seen him? He is wanted by Humansdorp police after escaping custody

Humansdorp - The South African Police Service (SAPS) in Humansdorp are hot on the heels of the 20-year-old male suspect, who escaped from lawful custody on Tuesday, at about 12:30. The suspect has been identified as Fernando Swarts.

"The suspect was arrested on Monday afternoon, on a charge of business robbery," said police spokesperson, Colonel Sibongile Soci.

"The circumstances surrounding the escape form part of the investigation."

Col Soci said that a search team was immediately established and strong leads are being followed.

"The suspect is considered dangerous and community members are urged not to attempt to arrest him, but advised to rather contact the investigating officer, Detective Captain Sheldon Smith on 071 352 4623 or the nearest police station or Crime Stop on 08600 10111."

Callers may remain anonymous and all information will be treated with the strict confidence.

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