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Know him? He is wanted by Walmer police in connection with a rape incident

Oct 28, 2019
Know him? He is wanted by Walmer police in connection with a rape incident

Port Elizabeth - The Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offence Unit in Port Elizabeth is seeking the community's assistance with information that can help police find a person of interest in a rape case.  

"It is alleged that on a Saturday, 5 October, at approximately 20:00, a 28-year-old woman from Walmer, Port Elizabeth, was on her way to visit her boyfriend in Walmer area," said police spokesperson, Brigadier Tembinkosi Kinana. 

"As she was walking, two men walked past her and shortly after they passed her she was struck from behind with an unknown object.

"She blacked out and when she regained consciousness, she was raped by three unknown men. 

"The suspects fled and the woman went to a house in the area asking for help."

The Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offence Unit is seeking the assistance from the community in identifying a man that could assist the investigating officer with his investigation. 

"Anyone who could assist can phone D/Sgt Thabang Sila Joe on 071 475 2310."

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